Category Archives: What’s Happening at Hanky Panky

Barnard Medal of Distinction: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Yesterday, I was arm candy for a cultural rockstar—the acclaimed Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  Three other ridiculously accomplished women were also given Barnard Medals of Distinction at the 2016 Barnard Commencement, but it was Chimamanda who got the wild … Continue reading

Posted in Arts & Culture, Celebrities, New York, Philanthropy, Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Poisson d’Avril

Hanky Panky, makers of the World’s Most Comfortable Thong®, today announced a line of lingerie for animal companions. Life is Poodieful Henree Orzeck, founder and CEO of Ball Finder (NYSE: BALL), an ingenious app that helps dogs find lost tennis balls, knows … Continue reading

Posted in Pets, Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Events, New York, Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Glamour Puss

1940s pinups taught me a valuable lesson. Namely, that sexy can mean something other than rail thin and scantily clad. Hanky Panky’s Retro Lace Collection is inspired by lingerie popular during Hollywood’s Golden Age. What today might look like a … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion History, Hanky Panky Products, Staff Spotlights, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Glamour Puss

Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern: Lime Green, Limelight, and Key Lime Pie

Two months have flown by and with only two weeks left of my summer internship, I thought I would give you a retrospective glimpse of my time here at Hanky Panky. The first several weeks were all about discovering the … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern: Lime Green, Limelight, and Key Lime Pie

American Values at Work

For American values in action, look no further than Hanky Panky: Hard work, dedication to excellence, and equal opportunity are not uniquely American values, but their realization in this country is cause for celebration today. For Hanky Panky customers, Made … Continue reading

Posted in New York, Staff Spotlights, Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on American Values at Work

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

Posted in New York, Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Remembering Jerry & Shirley Bobbins

Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern

Almost halfway through my college and pre-med career, I decided that I needed a change. After three semesters of cramming my brain full of organic and inorganic chemistry, human physiology, calculus and the like, I realized that becoming a doctor … Continue reading

Posted in Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern, Staff Spotlights, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern

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

Posted in Pets, Staff Spotlights, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Henree and Luis, BFFs

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

Posted in Uncategorized, What's Happening at Hanky Panky | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Gal-entine’s Day