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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.

Nude is Not a Color.

Skin-tone lingerie is often cited as a wardrobe staple. If the color is right, it can blend with the wearer’s skin color and disappear under just about anything they might have on—even the most lightweight or light-colored clothing. But often, the selection offered to … Continue reading

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Get Away From It All.

Days are getting shorter, the weather is getting chillier. Wouldn’t it be lovely to spend a little time in a lush, tropical place? With Hanky Panky’s 2015 Resort collection, you can! (Even if it’s only in your panty drawer.) This capsule collection … Continue reading

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BATS BRING TREATS

“Bats Bring Treats” This is how Bat Conservation International describes the important work that bats do for our diet through direct and indirect pollination, dispersal of seeds, and pest control. They are fascinating creatures, much misunderstood. Many bat species around … Continue reading

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Which is the right bra(lette) for me?

Coming in at a modest 32C and favoring a natural (rather than a padded or push-up) look, my bra of choice is Hanky Panky’s Signature Lace Glam Bra, a soft bra that uses stretch lace cups lined with tulle, underwire-style … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Supports The Pink Agenda

For the second year running, Hanky Panky is one of the leading corporate donors to The Pink Agenda, a not-for-profit organization that funds breast cancer research and patient care and raises awareness of the disease among young professionals.     … Continue reading

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Everything retro is new again

For the last few years, fashionable waistlines have been moving on up to the natural waist. Our retro lace collection is perfect under stylish high-waist trousers, culottes, skirts, and jumpsuits, and has been steadily growing in popularity. Introduced in 2008, … Continue reading

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Fall Trend: Bohemian Beauty

Women’s Wear Daily, French Vogue and PopSugar have all called it, so it must be true—folk is now high fashion. Folk Floral, a new Hanky Panky print for Fall ’15, is “a stripe inspired by traditional Eastern European embroidery,” says … Continue reading

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Coo coo cachoo, Mrs. Robinson

Why is animal print lingerie synonymous with sex? When I set out to tackle this profound question, Hanky Panky Senior Designer Larissa suggested I re-watch Mike Nichols’ 1967 film, The Graduate, paying particular attention to Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft)’s clothes. Turns … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Goes Back to School

What is Convocation and how does it differ from Commencement? As a first-time Trustee of Barnard College, I agreed to attend Convocation this year and now I know that Convocation formally opens the academic year. Anyone familiar with the English … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Checklist: Paris

Fodor’s recently named Paris, France the #1 destination for Fall honeymoons. Freedom fries aside, I have to agree that nothing is more romantic than consuming 5,000 calories a day in croissants, steak and wine, walking it off at the 1,700+ … Continue reading

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