Category Archives: What’s Happening at Hanky Panky

Trade Show Season!

As the days grow longer and the winter snow showers become sparse, we are reminded springtime is not the only thing approaching: it’s trade show season. The biannual Curve Expo Lingerie trade shows were held this February at the Venetian … Continue reading

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Trade Show Fashion Emergency

Last month, Hanky Panky exhibited at the semiannual Curve Las Vegas lingerie trade show. Trade shows can be a lot of fun, but are a lot of work at the same time (for both exhibitors and buyers). One can only … Continue reading

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Paris in January

Every January for the past five years, I have made my way to Paris to participate in the Salon International de la Lingerie. In the United States, Hanky Panky is practically a synonym for thong but in the rest of … Continue reading

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Mille

One of Hanky Panky’s most notorious employees has died. Mille Kinoy was our first “real” bookkeeper, having taken over Accounts Receivable from yours truly in 1981, at which point we had been in business for 4 years. Mille implemented a … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky’s Merchandiser Summit

Hanky Panky recently held our first ever Merchandiser Summit. We invited our merchandisers from all over the country to visit our home office. Once everyone arrived in New York, we whisked them away to our Glam Guru’s apartment for a … Continue reading

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Gale & Lida Make a Holiday Visit to our Contractors!

You all know that Hanky Panky is proudly made in New York. Today, Gale and I had the up-close-and-personal experience of visiting our major contractors bearing Happy Holidays gifts. To visit the producers of Hanky Panky all we had to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern: Holiday Stress

The holidays are upon us and avoiding winter weight gain can be a serious stressor for many women. In my family, the celebration is all about indulgence. Everything is centered on eating tons of my mother’s (delicious) homemade and calorie-laden … Continue reading

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…To Many More Sweet Years!

Hanky Panky’s Glam Guru JD and I traveled far and wide to find the various elements of purple and silver décor we would utilize for our Jubilee! First Stop: Economy Candy on Rivington Street! For snacks, we decided that we … Continue reading

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Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern: “Anna-ver-Sui” Party

On Tuesday, October 4th, everybody who’s anybody ventured down to the meatpacking district to help us celebrate the 25th anniversary of “the thong that started it all.” Yes, it has already been 25 years since Gale Epstein and Lida Orzeck … Continue reading

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Diary of a Hanky Panky Intern: New York, Why the Cold Shoulder?

So, I figure now is a good time to tell you guys that I am not a true New Yorker! I am actually from Atlanta, Georgia aka, HOTLANTA. Needless to say, I am not used to the cold weather that … Continue reading

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