Hanky Panky Holiday Gift Ideas: Prints Please

Hanky Panky is known for our prints, be they sophisticated, beautiful or playful. This holiday season, treat your sweetie, BFF, or favorite lace-lover to printed Signature Lace undies. Here are a few of our favorite limited edition prints for the current season.

It’s a Wrap!

This playful holiday stripe is inspired by peppermint sticks and holiday wrapping paper. This collection includes a triangle bralette, low rise thong, original rise thong, and Brazilian bikini. It’s also available paired with coordinating solids in our HankyPanky.com exclusive three-packs of low rise and original rise thongs.

Hanky Panky "It's a Wrap" Striped Bralette and Brazilian Bikini

It’s a Wrap!

Hanky Panky Low Rise Thong 3-Pack

It’s a Pack!

Roses are Red

This romantic red and green rose print is beautiful at the holidays and all year round. This extensive collection includes a low rise thong, original rise thong, french brief, camisole, plus size camisole, retro bralette, retro thong, plus size retro thong, retro v-kini, plus size retro v-kini, fashion soft bra, and fashion hipster.

Hanky Panky Roses Are Red Camisole & Retro Thong

Roses Are Red Camisole & Retro Thong

Hanky Panky Roses are Red Fashion Soft Bra and Retro V-kini

Roses are Red Fashion Soft Bra and Retro V-kini

Flurries

Inspired by snowy days and nights, our Flurries print is a playful and versatile white dot on black Signature Lace. The collection includes an original rise thong, low rise thong, petite low rise thong, boyshort, and triangle bralette. It’s also available paired with coordinating solids in our HankyPanky.com exclusive three-packs of low rise and original rise thongs.

Hanky Panky Flurries print bralette and boyshort.

The forecast calls for flurries.

Hanky Panky thong three packs in flurries.

Threes to please.

Still looking for more ideas? Shop our Holiday 2017 Gift Guide.

-Larissa, Senior Designer

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Hanky Panky Holiday Gift Ideas: Pure Indulgence

The holidays are a time to indulge and treat your loved ones (and yourself!) to luxuries. Here are a few ultra-indulgent gifts to add to your wishlist.

Elizabeth Embroidered Tulle

Our Elizabeth collection is full of sensual sophistication. Floral embroidery on soft sheer tulle is outlined with a delicate golden thread, lending a chic take on holiday shimmer and shine. The collection includes a teddy, bralette, thong, garter belt, and chiffon robe.

Hanky Panky Elizabeth embroidered teddy and robe

Elizabeth is chic and sophisticated

Silver Bloom

Our Silver Bloom collection sparkles. Cross-dyed floral lace is combined with metallic dotted stretch mesh in trendy silhouettes. The collection includes a t-back babydoll, bralette, low rise thong, and v-front boyshort.

Hanky Panky Silver Bloom babydoll

The Silver Bloom collection sparkles

Panne Velvet

Our trendy panne velvet collection is a sweet and sexy interpretation of classic Hanky Panky silhouettes. The collection includes a bralette, thong, shirred-back brief, tank, and bodysuit.

Hanky Panky Panne Velvet Bralette and high-rise brief.

Panne Velvet is Soft and Sweet

Lucite Gift Boxes

There’s no such thing as too much Signature Lace. This season, we’re offering exclusive gift sets of our low rise thongs, original rise thongs, and boyshorts in elegant, reusable lucite boxes. Only available at HankyPanky.com.

10 Hanky Panky boyshorts in a lovely reusable lucite box.

10 Signature Lace boyshorts in a lovely reusable lucite box.

30 Hanky Panky thongs in a lucite box

30 of your favorite thongs, boxed for giving.

Still looking for more ideas? Shop our Holiday 2017 Gift Guide.

So, what’s on YOUR wishlist this holiday season?

-Larissa, Senior Designer

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Hanky Panky Holiday Gift Ideas: Sweet Dreams

Few gifts are more welcome than soft and beautiful sleepwear from someone who cares about you. These comfy sleepwear picks practically guarantee visions of sugar plums.

Mirabella Jersey

Our Mirabella printed jersey sleepwear is soft and sweet. This versatile sleep collection includes a long sleeved top, camisole, tap pants and leggings.

Mirabella Long Sleeve Sleep Top and Leggings

Mirabella Long Sleeve Sleep Top and Leggings

Featherweight Modal Jersey

Our featherweight modal jersey mix-and match sleep collection includes a camisole, wide leg pajama pants, cropped lace camisole, tap pants, a babydoll, and an elegant lace-trimmed robe. Any combination of these styles makes a great gift.

Hanky Panky Modal Sleep Camisole and Pajama Pants

Modal Sleep Camisole and Pajama Pants

Hanky Panky Modal Tap Pant and Lace Cropped Camisole

Modal Tap Pant and Lace Cropped Camisole

Hanky Panky Modal Robe

Modal Robe

Camo Jersey

Our camouflage print jersey sleep collection is ultra comfy and includes a tank, tap pant, long sleeved top, and leggings.

Hanky Panky Camo long sleeve top and tap pants.

Camo long sleeve top and tap pants.

Cotton Sleepwear

Cotton sleepwear is always a great gift. Our cotton collection has sleepwear to suit just about everyone, including our romantic poet-style nightshirt and ultra-soft and warm European flannel robes.

Hanky Panky Supima Cotton Poet Nightshirt

Supima Cotton Poet Nightshirt

Hanky Panky European Flannel Robe

European Flannel Robe

Still looking for more ideas? Shop our Holiday 2017 Gift Guide.

Sweet dreams!

-Larissa, Senior Designer

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Holiday Sparkle

Hanky Panky Holiday 2017 Prints and Colors

Holiday 2017 Prints and Colors

Our Winter holiday deliveries are sophisticated with a touch of whimsy. The palette is bright and festive. Signature Lace colors include Mistletoe Green, Steel, Bright Rose, and Electric Purple. The new cross-dyed Signature Lace color is Purple Velvet-Silk Rose. The modal color is Red.

Prints include It’s A Wrap, a red, green, and white bias stripe on lace; Roses Are Red, a rich red, green, and black floral printed lace; Flurries, irregular snowy white dots on black lace, and Mirabella, a chic rose print on black jersey.

New fashion groups include Elizabeth, elegant black and gold roses embroidered on sheer tulle; Silver Bloom, cross-dyed lace and dotted tulle in black and silver; Odette, a delicate chantilly stretch lace combined with solid knit panels, Panne Velvet, stretch velvet in black and pink; and Spot On Chiffon, black pin dots on white chiffon.

Check out our Pinterest board for some of the inspiration behind our Holiday 2017 collection!

-Larissa, Senior Designer

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Hanky Panky Has the 20th Century Blues

20th Century Blues Producers Lida Orzeck (left) and Eva Price (right) snag a photo with playwright Susan Miller. (© David Gordon)

Producers Lida Orzeck (left) and Eva Price (right) snag a photo with playwright Susan Miller.
(© David Gordon) Photograph courtesy of TheaterMania.

You know how they say that the best way to get anything done is to ask the busiest person in the room? I believe that person is usually a mother of a young child but in this case, it’s me! Even as I perform my day job as CEO of Hanky Panky, I have become a theater producer!

We have been so busy at Hanky Panky as we celebrated our 40th year in business but 20th Century Blues is so good and timely that I simply could not look away. I’ve never done this before and likely will not do it again, but the play resonates.

I could say this play has special appeal for “women of a certain age” (I hope it will soon be time to stop using this tired phrase!)—most of the cast are—but it addresses multi-generational issues with such intelligence, depth and wit—that I won’t say that!!!

I will say that 20th Century Blues is a play that speaks eloquently to the values shared by our Hanky Panky sisterhood.

Hanky Panky has also partnered with 20th Century Blues to offer the Hanky Panky Has The 20th Century Blues Giveaway.” Enter here for your chance to win a trip to New York and tickets to the show!

-Lida, Hanky Panky Co-founder & CEO

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It all started with a gift.

This “Origin Story” video is considered too scandalous to promote on Facebook. What do you think?

Gale & Lida
Co-Founders

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Guest Post: Unbound x Hanky Panky After Midnight Giveaway

Happy Halloween from your friends at Hanky Panky After Midnight® and Unbound. To celebrate, we’re doing a little trick or treating ourselves—drop your email into our cauldron and be entered for your chance to win a deluxe Halloween box from Unbound filled with treats to be enjoyed during the witching hour.

Unbound gold classic handcuffs
First up, we have our Unbound gold-plated classic handcuffs. While they seem made for a sexy cop costume, these bad boys can go year round as an edgy bangle set.

 BIJOUX INDISCRETS Choker

This faux-leather choker is perfect for a catwoman look or giving a regular Friday night outfit a little extra boost. Whether your Friday night look is lingerie or a cocktail dress is up to you.

GOOD CLEAN LOVE Almost Naked LubricantBabe, hold up. You don’t need a love potion when we’ve got Good Clean Love for you. It’s the best water based lube out there.

JE JOUE G-Kii An adjustable g-spot vibrator
This G-Kii is the ultimate treat—100% body safe and is great paired with Good Clean Love and an open thong from Hanky Panky After Midnight®. Witches—you’ll be trading in your broomstick in no time at all.

Hanky Panky After Midnight Open Thongs
-Unbound

Unbound is a rebellious sexual health and wellness brand helping women around the world own their O. Shop now at unboundbox.com.

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Well-Suited: Our favorite Bodysuits.

I hereby declare Fall/Winter 2017/2018 the Season of the Bodysuit. After years of increasing acceptance, more and more women have realized that bodysuits are a wardrobe must-have—the perfect base to build your outfit upon. With the rise (ha!) of the fashionable waistline to above the natural waist, high-waist jeans, trousers, and skirts cry out for an effortless layer to wear comfortably, securely, and smoothly tucked into all those waistbands. And once cooler weather rolls around, nothing is cozier than a bodysuit under your layers.

Without further ado, here are a few of our favorite bodysuits, both trendy and classic.

Hanky Panky Odette Lace Bodysuits

Odette Lace Long Sleeve Bodysuit

The Odette Lace long sleeved bodysuit is fit for a queen (or her evil twin). Our silky smooth Italian BARE fabric is combined with luxurious Chantilly-style stretch lace, made in Japan. Wear with a pencil skirt or trousers and a jacket for a sophisticated daytime look, or pair with a ball skirt for a gala event. Available in sizes S to L.

Hanky Panky Sophia Lace Bodysuits

Sophia Lace Bodysuit in Dark Dahlia

Our chic Sophia lace bodysuit is the best of both worlds. Lined in soft stretch tulle, the bottom easily tucks into trousers or a high waist skirt, while the pretty scalloped lace sits outside. Available in Dark Dahlia (shown) or black, in sizes S to L.

Hanky Panky Panne Velvet Bodysuit

Panne Velvet Bodysuit

Our soft stretch panne velvet bodysuit is pure sophistication. The boat neckline and half sleeves are flattering and elegant. Looks equally fabulous with jeans or a skirt in lace or tulle. Available in black (shown) or pink, in sizes S to L.

Hanky Panky Signature Lace Short Sleeve Bodysuits

Hanky Panky Signature Lace Short Sleeve Bodysuit

Our short sleeved signature lace bodysuit has a flattering sweetheart-shaped front lining, and looks great with jeans. Available in sizes S to L.

Hanky Panky Odette Lace Blouson Bodysuits

Odette Lace Blouson Bodysuit

Our Odette Lace blouson bodysuit features a taupe front lining, adjustable straps, and a smooth BARE microfiber brief. This bodysuit is perfect under high waist trousers or jeans, or with a pencil skirt. Available in sizes S to L.

Hanky Panky Signature Lace Plus Size Classic Bodysuits

Signature Lace Plus Size Classic Bodysuit

Our Signature Lace Classic Bodysuit has wide, bra-friendly straps and the perfect scoop neckline silhouette. This is the perfect base layer under a sheer blouse or low-cut top and works with jeans or just about any skirt or trouser silhouette. Available in black, island blue, or white, in sizes 1X to 3X.

So, which is your favorite look for Fall?

-Larissa, Senior Designer

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Hanky Panky + Keith Haring

©Keith Haring Foundation, Licensed by Artestar, New York

I fell for the work of Keith Haring INSTANTLY in the early 90s on a visit to the Queens Museum with my Mom. She observed my CONSTANT doodling and thought I would enjoy his art. Thus began my love affair with the most brilliant doodler EVER, Mr. Keith Haring!

Here are just a few of the reasons I’m a Keith Haring SUPERFAN:

  1. I still have pins from his Lafayette St. POP SHOP that I purchased on a trip in High School!
  2. I collect ALL his polo and t-shirt collaborations from Uniqlo!
  3. I found the most gorgeous smelling red “Running Heart” candle from one of my fave stores to shop for gifts, Maison 24! After the candle was done, I washed it out and it’s now an adorable pen cup on my desk.
  4.  I snuck into the infamous ARENA party at the PALLADIUM NIGHTCLUB (now an NYU Dorm) when I was 17 to see his amazing mural on the dance floor! It was MAGNIFICENT! (Sorry Mom!)

This collection is my favorite for Hanky Panky to date! The combination of my MOST favorite artist and my FAB employer resulted in true LACE LOVE. Our thongs, boyshorts and camisoles emblazoned with Haring’s iconic HEART print were such a delight to style at our photoshoot. I hope my styling did Mr. Haring justice—a small tribute to a man who inspired my career!

Hanky Panky + Keith Haring. ©Keith Haring Foundation, Licensed by Artestar, New York

©Keith Haring Foundation, Licensed by Artestar, New York

-JD, Director of Branding & Communications

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Let’s Talk: Breast Cancer and the Pink Agenda

Marisa Lee Bolssen

Marisa Lee Bolssen

It’s October! The weather is changing, the leaves are turning and this month we support and recognize those battling breast cancer. Breast cancer affects the lives of many. There have been some great advancements in the research and search for a cure but there is much more to be done. Every 2 minutes someone is diagnosed with breast cancer.

Hanky Panky continues to be a proud supporter of The Pink Agenda. We are happy to celebrate their 10 years of Raising Money, Raising Awareness and Raising Hell.

Marisa Lee Bolssen, one of the founders of The Pink Agenda was kind enough to give us a little insight into what the organization is all about.

How did The Pink Agenda come about?

When I was 22 and about to graduate from college my Mom, who had MS at the time, suddenly became very ill. A few months into her illness we learned she had Stage 4 breast cancer and the pain she was in was due to the cancer having traveled to her bones. It was devastating. I took a year off after college to help my parents manage her diagnosis and then moved in NYC in 2006. One night after an episode of Gray’s Anatomy where they showed what someone’s insides look like from cancer, I knew I need ed to do something. I’ve always been good at throwing parties and told some friends I thought we should throw a party for breast cancer. Thankfully, they all agreed and the rest is history. We were barely 24 at the time and our ignorance definitely worked to our advantage!

Marisa Lee Bolssen & her mother at The Pink Agenda's first gala, 10 years ago

Marisa Lee Bolssen & her mother at The Pink Agenda’s first gala, 10 years ago

What is its mission?

The mission of The Pink Agenda is to engage a new generation of philanthropists in the fight against breast cancer. We work to ensure that fun and philanthropy are not mutually exclusive and our events are accessible to a younger demographic. We believe raising money and awareness about breast cancer from this demographic is the best way to guarantee we see a cure in our lifetime.

You take a more fun approach to charity events, why is that?

We were young when we started and we knew young people wanted to have fun. Why not have fun with us, for a good cause? If you’re going to go out and spend money anyway, at least now your Friday hangover will have a good deed attached to it!

How do people get involved with The Pink Agenda?

Currently, the organization has events in NYC, Atlanta, Boston, and DC that folks can participate in and if interested there are local leadership councils in each city that folks can join as well. If you don’t live in one of those cities and want to fundraise in your area, you can visit www.thepinkagenda.org/fundraise. We also always accept donations and folks can contribute here: thepinkagenda.nationbuilder.com/donate.

Where does the money go and who does it help?

Our funds primarily support breast cancer research through a special partnership with the world’s premier breast cancer research entity, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. To date, The Pink Agenda has raised over $2 million for breast cancer research. Additionally, through a partnership with Giuliana Rancic, each year we grant a number of wishes for women battling breast cancer through her FAB-U-WISH program.

I know you lost your mother at a young age. What advice do you have for anyone going through that right now?

That’s a tough one. First, figure out what you need to do to have no regrets when you do lose your mother. I felt like I did everything I could have for her when she was alive and I ensured she died the way that she wanted to. Those two things gave me a lot of peace after she died. Second, I would say try to sort through what you need as you’re dealing with a dying parent and afterward. I don’t think I was mature enough at the time to realize how damaged I was from losing my mother at a young age. It takes a lot to come out on the other side whole, so try to figure out what things will help you heal.

Marisa Lee Bolssen & her mother

Marisa Lee Bolssen & her mother

So the gala…what’s your favorite part? Mine is the bidding because people get so passionate about it and of course I get to see you. 😁

 My favorite part of the gala by far is getting to give out an award with my mom’s name on it. Because she’s dead I don’t even see her name anymore so getting to see it on a plaque and give it to someone who is doing work that makes them worthy of honoring feels pretty great.

The Pink Agenda is in alliance with BCRF and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute‘s Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. Please take a moment this month, visit The Pink Agenda and show your support.

The 10 year anniversary gala will be held this Thursday, October 5, 2017 in New York City. Tickets are still available.

-Stephanie, Visual, Social and Philanthropy Coordinator

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