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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.

The Potentially Deadly Art of Trousseau-Building

The modern bride-to-be has a wealth of bridal blogs to turn to for help planning her Big Day, including such treasure troves as Snippet and Ink, Lover.ly, Offbeat Bride, and DIY Bride. But to whom could the 19th century American … Continue reading

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A Ballet of Laces

Our new Swan Lace collection combines two distinct laces to dazzling effect.  But when it comes to ballet and lace, we admit to being upstaged by Marius Petipa (1818-1910), the premier choreographer for the Imperial Russian Ballet during the later half of the 19th … Continue reading

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Nordstrom Brings Hanky Panky Plus Size Camisole and Retro Thong to Select Stores

  We are thrilled to announce that our top-selling Plus Size Signature Lace Camisole and Plus Size Retro Thong are now available in-store at select Nordstrom locations across the United States! The Retro thong comes in one size to fit sizes 14W-24W, and is … Continue reading

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Did Shakespeare’s Sister Wear Comfy Underwear?

At an event last week supporting the National Women’s History Museum, we learned about women whose major contributions to American history never made it into popular history books. This brought to mind Virginia Woolf’s clever literary representation of a missing, … Continue reading

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Bachelorette Party Ideas

This year, I am a Bridesmaid in two weddings and a Maid Of Honor in one. Part of the fun of being a bridesmaid the bachelorette party! It’s meant to be a joyous time for the bride to let loose … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Place is in The Mall

In honor of Women’s History Month, Hanky Panky sponsored an event this week at the American Folk Art Museum to promote efforts to create a National Women’s History Museum  at the National Mall in Washington D.C. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Graffiti Print

Welcome to the Pick of the Week, a weekly highlight on what we are loving right now! Styles Highlighted: Graffiti Print Signature Lace Collection: Spring 2014, Signature Lace Why we love it: Our latest Signature Lace print has has a decidedly urban … Continue reading

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Style Watch: The Pencil Skirt

For the last few seasons, lace pencil skirts have been seen on the runways of Dolce & Gabbana, Cushnie et Ochs, Giambattista Valli, Collette Dinnigan, Erdem and Tom Ford, to name but a few. While most of us do not … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Crazy Daisies

Welcome to the Pick of the Week, a weekly highlight on what we are loving right now! Styles Highlighted: Crazy Daisies Print Collection: Spring 2014, Signature Lace Why we love it: These oversized daisies on Signature Lace are bright and bold. … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Hanky Panky!

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