Category Archives: Sustainability

Happy Bat Week 2018!

Did you know that bats play critically important roles in the health of ecosystems around the world, including the control of insect populations, agricultural pests and disease-carrying insects such as mosquitoes? Over 500 plants depend on bats for pollination including … Continue reading

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You Can Help Prevent Endangered Forest Fibers

Rayon, Viscose, Tencel™ Modal, Tencel™ Lyocell, Bamboo, Cupro, Acetate. What do all these fibers have in common? They’re all regenerated cellulose fibers. This means they are man-made fibers that are created from cellulose, AKA plant material. Yay, plants, right? Biodegradable! … 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 Signs the Sustainable Cotton Communiqué

If you educate yourself to the negative effects of “modern” farming, it can really get you down. Yet it’s not too late for us to become aware and make necessary changes for the health of our planet and ultimately our … Continue reading

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Made Proudly in the USA

Happy 4th of July weekend from Hanky Panky! Proudly made in the USA since 1977, Hanky Panky has made it to 40 years with the people, process and values we know and hold dearly. Today, we want to give you … Continue reading

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Where Should Your Hanky Panky Undies Go to Retire?

Being an environmentally-minded individual and working at a company that also upholds these beliefs, I have been thinking about new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Sure, I separate my plastics and paper, bring my tote bag to the grocery … Continue reading

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Quality Matters: The Everyday Luxury of Supima® Cotton

Many Hanky Panky devotees wear their lace thongs and panties year round, but when the heat waves hit, there is something especially nice about cotton underwear. Hanky Panky’s Cotton with a Conscience® collection is no ordinary cotton. Our fabric is … Continue reading

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Sustainability Chic

From Gale Epstein’s very first designs made from up-cycled handkerchiefs, sustainability has been central to Hanky Panky’s design process. Local sourcing and manufacturing keep our carbon footprint small, and our organically-grown Supima® Cotton with a Conscience® collection continues the tradition. … Continue reading

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BATS BRING TREATS

“Bats Bring Treats” This is how Bat Conservation International describes the important work that bats do for our diet through direct and indirect pollination, dispersal of seeds, and pest control. They are fascinating creatures, much misunderstood. Many bat species around … Continue reading

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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

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