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Editors’ Picks: The 9 Best Striped Summer Beach Towels

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Editors’ Picks: The 9 Best Striped Summer Beach Towels

July 5, 2019

Our favorite beach towels this season are all about simple graphics: bold color blocks and summery stripes in linen or Turkish cotton. And they’re often big enough to share with friends, or even to use as bedspreads or wall hangings. Here are 11 summery standouts. Have a look:

serena lily striped beach towel
Above: Serena & Lily’s Turkish cotton striped Mallorca Towel comes in five colors (including Canary (shown above); $58.
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Above: The Block Striped Beach Towel from Anthropologie is $37.50 (down from $50); available in five colors, including indigo (shown above).
brooklinen hammam towel
Above: Brooklinen’s Turkish cotton Hammam Towel is $65 and is available in five colors (shown above in Atlantic); $65.
white company striped beach towel
Above: The Riad Striped Beach Towel from The White Company is available with gray or black stripes (show above); currently on sale for $34.30 (down from $49).
mini stripe beach towel navy seabreeze pottery barn
Above: The cotton Mini Stripe Beach Towel (shown above in navy and seabreeze) is on sale for $27 (down from $39.50) at Pottery Barn. It’s also available in red/navy and aqua/yellow.
huckberrry striped beach towel
Above: The Striped Beach Towel from Huckberry is available in navy/cream (shown above) or spring green/cream; $29.98.
simone washed linen beach towel 2
Above: Substantial enough for two, Etsy seller Chosiette’s 56-by-70-inch Simone Beach Towel is handmade in the US from washed linen; $108
the james perse narrow stripe beach towel is made from japanese cotton; \$\2\25. 16
Above: The James Perse Narrow Stripe Beach Towel is made from Japanese cotton; $225.
the 8 knots seersucker stripe towel, 36 by 70 inches, is made from aegean cotto 17
Above: The 8 Knots Seersucker Stripe Towel, 36 by 70 inches, is made from Aegean cotton and finished with hand-knotted tassels. They’re available at 8 Knots for $196 for a set of four different colored towels. They’re also available at Indigo Cotton for $50 each.
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Above: The Reversible Awning Stripe Beach Towel is available in three colorways and is currently on sale at Pottery Barn for $34 (down from $49.50).

Christine shares her favorite bath linens in The Changing of the Towels; also, browse our bath picks in Summer Towels in Sherbet Shades. Looking for ways to tote a lunch to the beach? Gardenista has spotted The Perfect Picnic Basket and Picnic Basket Backpack.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 25, 2014.

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