Long Island’s inventor and entrepreneur darling Joy Mangano is already having a banner year. Jennifer Lawrence is playing her in David O. Russell’s movie “Joy,” which is winning all kinds of awards, and her home and lifestyle brand, originally launched on HSN, just debuted online and in-store at some of the country’s biggest retailers.
Mangano, who lives in Nissequogue, has certainly come a long way since 1989, when the divorced mother of three was first promoting her Miracle Mop. The now-famous hands-free mop, along with several other classics from her eponymous collection, are widely available at Bed Bath & Beyond, The Container Store, Macy’s and Target (although readers should note that not all product lines can be purchased at all stores, so call ahead). Available in a bold selection of colors, the entire range features Mangano’s signature function-meets-style aesthetic.
When Mangano’s Huggable Hangers debuted 15 years ago, their slim design and no-slip flocked coating revitalized closets everywhere. Available in multiple colors, sizes and styles ranging from the original and kids’ versions to accessory wheels. $4.79 — $59.99
Let off steam
A staple in Mangano’s stable of products for a decade, My Little Steamer is a tiny powerhouse that delivers a steady flow of steam to relax even the gnarliest wrinkles. Available in multiple colors and both Deluxe and “Go Mini” travel sizes. $19.99 to $44.99
A perfect companion to the Miracle Mop, Mangano’s Miracle Mop Bucket has measurements marked inside for hassle-free pouring, plus a locking ring handle to keep your mop upright even when life interrupts. Available in multiple colors. $14.99 to $29.99
It’s a miracle
The original self-wringing mop, Miracle Mop became so famous it’s even featured in “Joy.” This updated version features a quick-release machine washable, bleach-safe microfiber mop head, dual-locking extendible handles and a self-wringing internal helix. Available in multiple colors. $19.99 to $39.99
Fill your home with lasting fragrance with products from Mangano’s Forever Fragrant scented collection. Air freshening sticks last up to two years and come in a stylish vase, while the line’s meltable wax and wax warmers provide soft, colorful ways to decorate and deodorize. Multiple colors and designs available. $14.99 to $39.95
Dream about your own entrepreneurial successes while resting your head on Mangano’s Memory Cloud pillow. Featuring a patent-pending six-layer memory foam system and a tapered gusset shape, the pillow stays cool on one side and warm on the other for all-night comfort. Designed for stomach space, side or back sleepers, and available in multiple colors and both standard and travel sizes. $19.99 to $120
Case in point
Pull yourself together with the ever-popular Better Beauty Case. The roll-up organizer features four zippered compartments and comes in multiple colors and sizes. $19.99 to $39.99