Author Archives: Hanky Panky

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.

Trend Alert! City Dwellers and Civilians Wearing Camouflage

Ask a Horned Leaf Chameleon, or Peeta Mellark of The Hunger Games, and they will tell you that, when it comes to camouflage, blending in is the name of the game. But ask fashion designers Anna Sui or Tibi, or the Beauty … Continue reading

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In the Works: A Film Adaptation of Edwidge Danticat’s Short Story, “Caroline’s Wedding”

Easmanie Michel, a filmmaker and graduate student in Cinema Studies at NYU/TISCH, has secured the rights to make a film based on the short story “Caroline’s Wedding,” by award-winning Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat. After learning that Hanky Panky was one of … Continue reading

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Introducing XXS and More Great News for Petites!

Due to consumer demand at both home and abroad, we are excited to introduce size XXS in our bestselling boyshort, and a brand new XXS Low Rise Thong! We are also offering more colors and prints (as well as bridal … Continue reading

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The Poodle Behind the Brand

When I interviewed for an in-house counsel position at Google Inc. years ago, I had a researched, thoughtful and polished answer to the standard interview question, “Why do you want to work here?”, ready to go. But what I blurted … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Plus Now Available In-Store at Macy’s Herald Square!

Hanky Panky is thrilled to announce that Macy’s Herald Square in New York City is now stocking a wide selection of best-selling styles from Hanky Panky’s Plus Size Collection in their 6th floor lingerie department! Macy’s Herald Square, as seen … Continue reading

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Making It In NYC: Maker Movement Exhibit @ the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Last week, a small group of manufacturers, who make everything from fine hardwood furniture to combat apparel to architectural metalwork to, you guessed it, thongs, gathered at BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to celebrate the opening of an … Continue reading

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Inspiration Behind the Print: Heirloom Roses

The author has known people to wrinkle up their noses and say, “Old rose? Who would want an old rose?”, as if we were discussing an aged sheep or yesterday’s sandwich. These roses are not old in that way . … Continue reading

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Equestrian Tweet

We recently received a tweet that warmed my heart.  An equestrian customer had tried many other brands of panties for riding and found our style 4812 to be the best solution for comfort, practicality and appearance. As an avid equestrian, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pair: Mothers and Daughters Wear Hanky Panky

I learned my most important lessons from my mother: “Look at the data” (she’s an economics reporter turned biographer); “In work, follow your interests; in love, listen to your mother”; “Let your conscience be your guide”; and, “In shoes and … Continue reading

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Charles James: Chelsea Couture

When I first moved to New York City as a student in 1966, I serendipitously landed a room in the Chelsea Hotel. At the time, there were many luminaries from the arts who resided there and it was possible to … Continue reading

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