Give it up. That random sheet or old beach towel isn’t a suitable option for the beach. Sure, you might just be laying in the sand. But a great towel holds the same power as a great bathing suit. It gets your head in the right zone for total relaxation. Plus, when clothes and accessories are at a minimum, every little bit counts. Here are some of the coolest towels you can get this summer.
Fire Legend Towel
A multi-person towel fit for beaches, barbecues, and (hopefully mud-free) music festivals.
SHOP: $90, pendleton-usa.com
A non-fussy, no-fail option.
SHOP: $57, farfetch.com
Vintage Spinning Top Beach Towel
The unopposed master of top-notch ties and scarves brings you the essential summer accessory.
SHOP: $723, farfetch.com
Geometric Print Beach Towel
A blue-and-white geometric print is a cool beachside option.
SHOP: $210, farfetch.com
Regatta Beach Towel
Louis Vuitton’s regatta towel came to play. The durable, beach-friendly option won’t crumble under pressure.
SHOP: $515, louisvuitton.com
An easy navy for the beach or poolside.
SHOP: $90, orlebarbrown.com
Beach Towel and Bag
This functional towel has a pouch on the back so it can fold into itself, creating an easy bag to carry.
SHOP: $270, mrporter.com
Berlin House Cotton Terry Pool Towel
Who needs a Soho House membership when you can just snag some of its towels?
SHOP: $75, mrporter.com
Birdwell for Todd Snyder
This retro towel will pair especially well with one of your throwback T-shirts.
SHOP: $58, toddsnyder.com
A navy Tommy towel is timeless.
SHOP: $95, asos.com