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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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Man Overboard! Fashion and the Breton Stripe

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel knew a good thing when she saw it. In late 1923, Chanel dined with the 2nd Duke of Westminster on the Duke’s yacht, the Flying Cloud, then moored off the coast of Monte Carlo. The Duke’s title, strapping … Continue reading

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Inspiration Behind the Print: Sun Gods

Hanky Panky’s latest print, Golden Sun, may be fresh on the scene, apropos of fashion’s current fetish with metallic, but sun-worship is as old as the gods. According to Wikipedia.org’s list of 96 solar deities, sun gods and goddesses were central to many … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Sheer Indulgence

Welcome to the Pick of the Week, a weekly highlight on what we are loving right now! Styles Highlighted: Sheer Indulgence Collection: Summer 2014 Why we love it: Indulge yourself with silky sheer mesh and chic contrasting lace. Très belle! Available … Continue reading

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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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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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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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