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About Hanky Panky

In 1977, designer Gale Epstein created a hand-made lingerie set for her friend, Lida Orzeck, crafted out of embroidered handkerchiefs. The original designs were the inspiration for the company name, Hanky Panky. Blending traditional with modern glam looks, Hanky Panky is a fashion favorite of countless celebrities.

Larissa’s Designer Picks: What to Wear Under Summer Whites

Thursday, June 21 marks the first day of Summer in the northern hemisphere! And when the heat is on, nothing is as cool and comfortable as lightweight, white and light-colored clothes. Here are a few of my favorite bottoms for … Continue reading

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Larissa’s Designer Picks: Summer Sundress Solutions

Hot summer days call for easy, comfy sundresses. But what to wear underneath? Here are a few of my favorite sundress solutions for summer dressing with minimal effort. Tops & Bralettes Our multi-way signature lace bandeau with lightweight, breathable spacer … Continue reading

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Larissa’s Designer Picks: Trend Alert—High-Cut Legs

One of my favorite current lingerie trends is the über trendy high-cut silhouette. High leg openings visually lengthen legs, and show off curves. Here are a few of my favorite high-cut styles. The Essential: Signature Lace Our famous stretch lace … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky at the Gloria Awards

On Thursday, May 3rd, the 30th Annual Gloria Awards were held at the historic NYC landmark, ‘Capitale’ on the Lower East Side. This year’s theme was #OurVoicesOurTime, which honored women of color who stand at the forefront of political, artistic, … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Staff Picks: Our Favorite Bras & Bralettes

Hanky Panky has employees of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds, and we all have different needs and preferences when it comes to underwear. This series features some of our favorite styles, because among us, we’ve literally tried them all. Signature … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky: Made in NYC

Hanky Panky’s social calendar was all filled up last week! On Thursday night, May 3, groups of employees went in different directions in order to enjoy the Ms Foundation’s Gloria Awards in downtown Manhattan and to celebrate the 15th anniversary … Continue reading

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Wedding Dresses by Gale

After a rugged winter, Spring is here! And it is inspiring lovers! In just the last week I heard of three wedding engagements of young women I know. This got me reminiscing about the wedding ensembles I have made for … Continue reading

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Introducing Hanky Panky Lingeriecycle™

Lingeriecycle: Don’t let your lingerie languish in a landfill. Introducing Lingeriecycle.™ Hanky Panky has partnered with B.R.A. Bra Recyling Agency to recycle no-longer-wearable lingerie by shredding and converting into carpet padding. From co-founder Gale Epstein’s very first designs using repurposed … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Staff Picks: Our Favorite Bottoms

Hanky Panky has employees of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds, and we all have different needs and preferences when it comes to underwear. This series features some of our favorite styles, because among us, we’ve literally tried them all. The … Continue reading

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Lingerie Madness

Ahh, March. The days get a little longer, the air gets a little warmer and all your favorite things (sports teams, Disney movies, even pop songs) go head to head to find the one to rule them all. This year, … Continue reading

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