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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.

7 Ways to Repurpose Holiday Gift Boxes

Hanky Panky incorporates the “3 R’s” of environmentally-conscious living—Reduce, Reuse & Recycle—in just about every aspect of its manufacturing and corporate operations, including the striking gift packing for our Signature Lace Thong multi-packs. Hanky Panky gift boxes are made of … Continue reading

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For the Love of Undies

  All I can say is that after my first pair of Hanky Panky undies, I was sold. A long time thong wearer, I often struggled to find a brand that was actually made for my body. Voilà, along these … Continue reading

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The Modern Gal’s Trousseau

A friend of mine is getting married in June. Her mother and I, who happen to share a taste for 19th century chick lit (i.e., Anthony Trollope, Henry James and Edith Wharton), decided to resuscitate an old tradition for my … Continue reading

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I <3 Hanky Panky

  I just received my order today, and wanted to share the gratitude and joy that your lovely lingerie brings to my life. As a baker, my work schedule consists of very early mornings (many would consider it the middle … Continue reading

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Goats, Don’t Forget Your Red Underwear Today

Happy (Chinese) New Year! The Year of the Goat kicks off today, with fireworks, pageantry and celebrations across Asia and in Chinatowns around the world. According to the South China Morning Post, the Chinese animal zodiac, or Shēngxiào, was an … Continue reading

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Gal-entine’s Day

Tomorrow is for celebrating the thrilling frission of romantic love. I am going to listen to Sam Cooke’s “Cupid” and reread my favorite passages in The Once and Future King (no one does the wounded lover pout like Guenever, or is … Continue reading

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Goblin Market – sisterly bond with fantasies, fears and underpinnings

In our own Hudson Valley there is a very special performance at the Philipstown Depot Theatre, a darling, repurposed train station in Garrison, NY. This enchanting production of Goblin Market, a chamber musical adapted by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon from the … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just a Man’s Disease, says the American Heart Association

Today is National Wear Red Day, an effort by the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement to raise awareness of the risk of heart disease and stroke in women. In 1970, the American Heart Association aired their first televised public … Continue reading

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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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