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How to Upgrade from Hanky Panky Underwear

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Underwear better than Hanky Panky

We know to give credit where credit is due: Hanky Panky underwear has been a great solution for nearly 40 years. 


There’s no question that so many women used to swear by them—and if you still do, that’s totally fine! We just want those who are looking for modernized designs and fabrics to know that there are lots of alternatives out there (like Uwila Warrior) that go beyond Hanky Panky’s lace styles. 


And if that includes you—if you’re in the market for a change in quality and comfortability—read on.


Here’s your game plan for upgrading the contents of your underwear drawer.


1) Find a price point you can manage. 


According to Statista, over half of the women in the U.S. spend more than $50 per year on underwear, and 27% spend over $100 per year on their underwear drawer. Does that sound right along where you’re at?


Something to keep in mind: higher prices don’t always equal better quality, but also, lower prices might mean you’ll have to keep coming back for new pairs due to quick wear-and-tear. That being said, you have to find a price you are comfortable with, and then go from there—look for the best quality you can find at that price point.


Uwila Warrior’s styles start at $22. Our goal is to give women the opportunity to afford and purchase beautiful and high-quality underwear at the best price we can offer. (We also had Hanky Panky and Commando 's customers in mind when pricing our product. If you do a side-by-side comparison, you’d see we’re in the same ZIP codes of price by cut, but we pride ourselves on higher quality.)


2) Decide what properties your current undies are lacking.


Maybe you like lace, but you’d rather it be an embellishment—not the full panty. Perhaps you want something more breathable and moisture-wicking, more seamless, or simply more comfortable. A big one we hear from former HP fans: they want something more lightweight.


Check out other underwear lines and look for the keywords that are important to you; be sure to check out the fabrics, the signature features, and the testimonials. Nothing says credibility like third-party reviews.


The features we’re most proud of at Uwila Warrior are these: our silks are incredibly soft and comfortable, our seamless underwear virtually disappears under your clothes and even passes the white pants test, every pair is moisture-wicking, and we have a range of inclusive sizes (XS-4X!) and designs.


Another big differentiator between us and Hanky Panky and Commando: they cut the underwear so that a seam goes right down the backside (where it’s least comfortable for a woman). We construct all seams on the side and use thermowelding for seams wherever possible to remove the urge to itch. 


3) Get the fit right.


The wrong size and style underwear for your body can ruin your entire day. From discomfort to bunching up, wedgies to minimal coverage, it’s crucial to get it right from the start and spend your money wisely.


Read up on the different underwear styles: bikinis, hipsters, g-string thongs, regular thongs, briefs, and boyshorts. Decide which style you think you’d like most, then purchase a couple of pairs to try out.


Super important tip: check the return policy. At Uwila Warrior, we offer a Perfect Fit Guarantee. If you don’t love your first pair of Uwila Warrior underwear, we’ll send you a different size or style of a similar price point, free of charge. Plus, you can keep your first pair.


Fall in love with your new underwear


Ready to try something new? If you are coming to us as a long-time Hanky Panky fan, we recommend starting with our Soft Silks with Lace line. Available in colors like festival fuchsia, flame orange, smoke pine, fiery red, and more, you’ll still have lots of options to keep that touch of lace but enjoy more comfort.


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