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About Hanky Panky

Over 30 years ago, in 1977, designer Gale Epstein created a hand-made lingerie set for her friend, Lida Orzeck, crafted out of embroidered handkerchiefs. The original designs were the inspiration for the company name, Hanky Panky. Blending traditional with modern glam looks, Hanky Panky is a fashion favorite of countless celebrities.

Inspiration Behind the Print: Red Rose

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Hanky Panky brings you Red Rose, a new print for lace and mesh. Red Rose is a modern take on a timeless symbol of romantic love. Unlike last summer’s Vintage Rose print, which had the … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Eau de Parfum—Indulge Your Inner Flirt™

Over the years our laces, with their intricate depictions of the natural world of leafy flowers and stems, have provoked me to wonder how they would smell if they came to life. This was the inspiration to create a Hanky Panky fragrance, a scent … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing New Year’s?

December is rushing by and it’s (already!) time to think about your New Year’s Eve plans. Whether you’re going to a champagne gala, having a quiet dinner with friends or cozying up with the cat to binge-watch a season or … Continue reading

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Moves That Speak Louder Than Words

[Doug Varone] is that rare choreographer with a gift for expressing emotion through dance. —Dunning, Jennifer. “Physical Side of an Emotional World.” New York Times, Jan. 10, 1994. If Euripides is right that “every man is like the company he [is] wont to … Continue reading

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Show Your Love With Lace

When my stepmom gave my dad a pair of Icebreaker merino wool boxer briefs last winter, it was The Perfect Gift: luxuriously soft wool to cosset him, sporty functionality to affirm his love of outdoor pursuits and therefore, his manliness. … Continue reading

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American Beauty Giveaway

If you didn’t make it to the polls on Tuesday because that spin class or Seinfeld rerun just couldn’t wait, never fear! You can exercise your civic duty this week by entering the Hanky Panky x Somme Institute American Beauty Giveaway. … Continue reading

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Sexually Speaking

“I’m old-fashioned and square,” Dr. Ruth said more than once, as she and Dr. Lila Nachtigall were interviewed about Female Sexuality in the 21st Century by Rehema Ellis of NBC News at the Cosmopolitan Club in Manhattan this week. The … Continue reading

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Why Hanky Panky Supports The Pink Agenda

Even a cursory glance at the Philanthropy page on hankypanky.com will tell you two important things about Hanky Panky. One, we have a whole lotta heart for women and young people (and veterans, artists, animals and the environment, in no particular … Continue reading

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Throngs of Thongs

Hanky Panky’s 34th annual Sample Sale was a smashing success! For our customers, it was like being a kid in a candy shop: a gluttonous feast of thongs, panties, bras, camisoles and nighties in more than 60 vibrant colors and … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky After Midnight® Now Available in Plus Sizes!

We are so excited to announce the addition of several styles from our Hanky Panky After Midnight® line of ultra-sexy lingerie in plus sizes! New styles include our open-panel cheeky hipster and low rise open-panel thong in black, tulip pink, and leopard … Continue reading

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