Help! I need to buy new bath towels

I really need to get new bath towels because these are on their very last leg. I've never found a brand that stood up for very long. Any recommendations for a good long lasting brand of bath towel?
  36 answers
  • EDILMA EDILMA on Sep 19, 2016
    before buy Be sure that they are 100% coton.

  • Mark Bolka Mark Bolka on Sep 19, 2016
    Jacklyn Smith from Kmart! Great price AND they hold up very well. I have bought EXPENSIVE brands and these really are better. I have had 5 for 4 years and I bought 7 more 2 years ago. They are All in great shape and are soft and absorbent. Easy to order ONLINE and sometimes shipping is FREE.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 19, 2016
    Targets brand holds up very well and not expensive.

  • Jan9815268 Jan9815268 on Sep 19, 2016
    Jan - Missouri Better Homes and Gardens - but there are several choices. The words on the tag to look for are "Egyptian Loftwist". Found at Wal-Mart - $8 for a generous bath towel.

  • Linda B Linda B on Sep 19, 2016
    I've been really happy with my Threshold towels from Target. The price was right, they're nice and plush, and after nearly 2 years of solid use, they're holding up beautifully.

  • Rose Rose on Sep 19, 2016
    Not to confuse you with another store but mine are from Sears and have lasted for years!

  • Vanda wright Vanda wright on Sep 19, 2016
    Don't get the ones that have a "band" at either end: the band will shrink in the dryer so that the ends of the towel look gathered up.

  • Anita Buckner Anita Buckner on Sep 19, 2016
    I found a deal, I also have bought from penneys and kohls using BRADSDEALS. They are great toweks

  • Christine Woodall Christine Woodall on Sep 19, 2016
    I've got a bunch of towels from Penny's that I've had for over 10 years that are white and most are still in great condition. They were "spa" towels probably don't even make anymore. I did have one unravel at the edges so I cut up and use for rags--still using and I have one with band a couple of inches from the bottom, I won't buy those anymore because of the puckering already mentioned

  • Shelaine Blanchard Shelaine Blanchard on Sep 19, 2016
    I also have towels and washcloths from Penny's that I have had for 17 yrs. while many others have come and gone to rags. I have no idea what the actual brand was because the little cloth tags with that info didn't hold up as well as the towels. But I swear, the whole set still looks brand new, no fading, thinning, tearing. Unfortunately, I can no longer afford to shop at Penny's so we end up with the cheap ones that last maybe 2 yrs.

  • Mary Shufford Mary Shufford on Sep 19, 2016
    Got mine from Khol's and they are great

  • Barbara Nichols Barbara Nichols on Sep 19, 2016
    Yes, Penneys has terrific towels. I found that Egyptian cotton towels (any brand) are the best for absorption.

  • Rosie Walsh Rosie Walsh on Sep 19, 2016
    I've always bought, on sale, the very best towels I could find, and they last and last. I don't wash them often, feeling that I'm clean when using them. Often put outside on nice days to dry. They smell wonderful.

  • Sophia,M.,McConnery Sophia,M.,McConnery on Sep 19, 2016
    If you can get German towels.They last forever and are very durable!

  • Marrianne Rudy Marrianne Rudy on Sep 19, 2016
    I've got Penneys too but in all white. My daughter and I get white because you can bleach them and keep them looking freshly laundered and bright. We use an accent color for display.

  • Gigi LaSalle Taylor Gigi LaSalle Taylor on Sep 19, 2016
    I get the big ones from Costco, cheap and they last forEVER!!

  • Marilee H Marilee H on Sep 19, 2016
    I bought mine at Target, they're great. Actually better than some from Bed Bath and Beyond. Cheaper too!

  • Tootsie meece Tootsie meece on Sep 19, 2016
    I buy from a company thru ebay, georgiatowel. They have excellent prices and motel/hospital grade.

  • Johnchip Johnchip on Sep 19, 2016
    Bath sheets are the way to go. Or beach towels. I have a beach towel I bought for my mom, some 30 years ago I still use in my bathroom every day now, looks like new.

  • Chiricahua Cowgirl Chiricahua Cowgirl on Sep 19, 2016
    I bought HUGE bath towels at Sam's Club for $7.00 each. They are really thick, which is what we like. They are hotel grade. So far they are doing excellent. They do shed a lot when they are washed, but figure that will stop after a few washings. Only 1 problem, not a big choice of colors and no hand towels to match.

    • SHARI B SHARI B on Sep 19, 2016
      Also saw them at Sam's and could not believe the price! Well worth the trip if you are not close by...

  • Cwh6899259 Cwh6899259 on Sep 19, 2016
    Costco has great towels and they DON'T shrink through the non-piled edges.

  • 512181 512181 on Sep 19, 2016
    Costco is pretty good. Try the Company Store too. There will never be any towels or sheets as wonderful as the old Charisma brand! The new Charisma isn't bad, but they are not like the sheets and towels in the "old days"-- (went bankrupt in early 2,000). Look for Supima cotton for the nicest towels.

  • Fattwoslim64 Fattwoslim64 on Sep 19, 2016
    Top quality towels at a very low price can be found at outlet malls like outside of Williamsburg, Va - Prima cotton and I have had mine for over 15 years.

  • Rjn11982776 Rjn11982776 on Sep 19, 2016
    Lands" End brands have worked great for me. I bought the better ones. J C Penny's better towels are pretty good too.

  • SHARI B SHARI B on Sep 19, 2016
    Don't forget to check out your local Big Lots store. A few years back, I picked up 6 amazing Tommy Hilfiger Bath Sheets and Washcloths - still going strong... They wash and wear very well!

  • Susan wilson Susan wilson on Sep 19, 2016
    I am in England so I don't know if you can get them where you are but with internet who knows the make that I have brought that have lasted me twenty years and still thick just a slight fadeing is christy's I use one bath sheet for the beech every year its so big and still as good as new

  • Becky Becky on Sep 19, 2016
    Try Target, I thought I would take a chance and get some of their less expensive ones and have been pleasently surprised by how absorbent they are and have stood up to many washings.

  • Roberta Craft Roberta Craft on Sep 19, 2016
    T J Maxx, had mine for 5 years and still look great.

  • Peggy Peggy on Sep 19, 2016
    I like Canon Towels, and here in the northeast we have a Canon Outlet with great prices. Hopefully you have a similar outlet near you?

  • Brenda Hand-Amunrud Brenda Hand-Amunrud on Sep 20, 2016
    I agree Cannon towels are the best brand I have found. Target has some cheaper towels that are not as good quality as Cannon but they are a cheaper substitute if you have a small budget. I also like the Kohl's brand.

  • M M on Sep 20, 2016
    I bought the cheap Better Homes and Gardens bath towels from Walmart. (4.88)They have stood up to a busy beach house with many kids. Repeated washing without lint or fading and I have had them for three years. The kids even wipe up floor and dogs and they look new.

  • Dra11865420 Dra11865420 on Sep 22, 2016
    Hands down, Ralph Lauren towels purchased at TJMaxx or Marshall's are the best buy. The quality and thickness of these towels is top notch.

  • 1268409614 1268409614 on Sep 23, 2016
    I've had them all. I like the ones that I bought at IKEA, crazy sale .99cent each with a loop to hang. Not thin or thick but it outlasted all of the others.

  • Jan9815268 Jan9815268 on Sep 23, 2016
    Whatever brand, read the laundering label. It was pointed out to me recently that cotton towels should be washed in warm - not hot - as hot water shrinks cotton. Do not use a softener including dryer sheets as the substance sticks to the loops and over time they become less absorbent.

  • Anne Anne on Sep 24, 2016
    I have had very good luck with the towels Costco sells, the brand is Charisma and they are holding up very nicely - over 6 years so far.

  • Michelle Harbee Michelle Harbee on Sep 27, 2016
    I suggest buying white towels. Hotels use white for various reasons but mainly, they appear crisp and spa-like. Secondly, you can keep them vibrantly white and sanitary by bleaching them.