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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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A soigné way of dressing: the bodysuit

“Clothes can and should be beautiful, but they only work if you want to wear them in your everyday life.”—Donna Karan, My Journey. New York: Ballantine Books (2015) Donna Karan did not invent the bodysuit, but she did teach a generation … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky History: A Lingerie Timeline

One of the things many people are surprised about is how long Hanky Panky has been in business. In fact, today marks our 38th anniversary! Here is a brief timeline featuring a few of Hanky Panky’s greatest hits and milestones. … Continue reading

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On Trend: Summer 2015

This summer’s prints for Signature Lace evoke bright bouquets, yachting holidays and starry nights, inspired by the season and these runway looks:   The color palette for our seasonal Signature Lace solids is bright and sporty.  Vibrant colors like like Mango Tango … Continue reading

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Thong Diary: Hanky Panky in the Dog Park

Recently, Hanky Panky’s stellar Sample Room Manager and dog-lover, Luis, had an experience that was unique for him but which is one we women-of-the-Hanky-Panky-sisterhood enjoy regularly. While walking Chairman of the Board (and standard poodle), Henree, in nearby Madison Square … Continue reading

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Introducing…the padded triangle bralette!

Hanky Panky’s newest bralette is here! The padded triangle bralette is based off our classic Signature Lace Triangle Bralette. We’ve added stretchy and supportive power mesh lining  and pockets with lightweight removable pads for light support, coverage and subtle shaping. … Continue reading

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Survey Says: Best Full Back Panty for No VPL

Want full coverage underwear without the visible panty lines (VPL)? According to a survey of Hanky Panky staffers, the best full coverage panty for no-VPL confidence is our BARE Boyshort. “They do not show under my yoga pants,” said Larissa, our Senior … Continue reading

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Are You a Thong Skeptic?

Like the best evangelists, I was once an unbeliever. The first thong I tried was an unwelcome lesson in “beauty is pain.” Needless to say, it was not a Hanky Panky thong. For the most part, Hanky Panky’s answer to … Continue reading

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