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Remembering Jerry & Shirley Bobbins

It was perhaps 1978, just a year or so after Gale and I founded Hanky Panky, and we were invited to a store event at a boutique in New York City. Perhaps this was a store opening—of Wife Mistress or  … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Bridal, now in Plus Sizes!

We have some very exciting news! Thanks to the success of Hanky Panky lingerie in plus sizes, we’re very happy to announce new additions to our best-selling bridal line in sizes 1X to 3X, to fit brides who wear sizes … Continue reading

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Henree and Luis, BFFs

A company is built on its people or, in our case, our people and our poodle. Henree, a standard poodle, is Hanky Panky’s Chairman of the Board. Henree moonlights as the beloved companion of our CEO, Lida Orzeck. Luis is one of New … Continue reading

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Study Links Comfortable Underwear to Higher Test Scores, Wages, for Women

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Researchers at Janes Hatpins University today released the results of a decades-long study that proves what every woman already knows, namely that comfortable underwear is the cornerstone of academic and professional achievement. “This study will change everything,” said Dr. … Continue reading

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The strappy trend, seen on catwalk models and stylish girls everywhere, has reached fever pitch! Here are some of our favorite runway looks: We love the look of extra straps under a low neckline or low-back dress or top, so we … Continue reading

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A Big Step Towards a National Women’s History Museum

This time last year, we blogged about the movement to build a national women’s history museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Recently, the initiative took a major step forward when Congress passed legislation creating an eight-member commission to study the … Continue reading

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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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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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