9 Designer Towels That Are Sure to Make Waves

You’ve bought a new swimsuit, tracked down those must-have sunglasses, and downloaded every new folk song to your summer playlist. Why not give your beach towel collection a revamp as well? Trade in your sandy blankets for these beachy keen threads that will easily be your new go-to accessory for a day on the water.

By Elysa Hill
Photo credit: Conde Nast
Radiate with Retro

Summer glam never felt so stylish! Catch some rays (and a few glances) with this vintage-inspired beach towel sporting classic Conde Nast magazine couture.

Photo credit: Jonathan Adler
Mod Sunburst

Tote along this fabulous find featuring Jonathan Adler’s iconic graphics, and towel off at the beach or pool in impeccable mod style.

Photo credit: Anthropologie
Spot On

Surfer style meets shabby-chic in Anthropologie's summer line of beach towels. Your friends will be able to spot you and your super cute polka-dotted threads a mile down the coast.

Photo credit: Marimekko
Lime + Turquoise

Hot hues and abstract blooms make Marimekko’s 100% organic cotton towel a must-have water accessory for the sunny season.

Photo credit: Neiman Marcus
Beachy Keen Palette

The Missoni Home Collection of beach blankets boasts a vibrant blue and tan chevron print that mirrors the varied hues of the surf and sand.

Photo credit: Echo
Red Hot

Make a splash with this beach-chic print bedecked with lobsters – just be careful you don’t turn into one. Pop some sunscreen in your bag and rest easy atop this novelty crustacean print from Echo.

Photo credit: Coyuchi
Woven Art

Lightweight in nature and luxuriously textured, the selection of Turkish khadi towels by Coyuchi are created from soft organic cotton and bordered with hand-knotted fringe.

Photo credit: One Kings Lane
Design Karma

One Kings Lane collaborated with fashion and interior designers to create and sell fun and funky beach towels. Proceeds from the collection will benefit a charity organization of the artists’ choice!

Photo credit: Sisters of Los Angeles
Hold the Paparazzi

It’s okay to get a little starstruck over these LA-themed beach towels from Sisters of Los Angeles that make a statement with big and bold typography, graphic lines, and – in true SoCal fashion – a big, glowing sun.

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