Swoon-Worthy Turkish Towels

KASSATEX FOUTA TURKISH COTTON TOWEL, $36.99; bedbathandbeyond.com

I’ve been on the edge of the artisan-towel trend for a while now, buying Turkish hand towels for my kitchen and powder room at Bloom (Denver) and Cedar & Hyde (Boulder). I’m finally ready to make the leap to bath towels this spring and ditch the bulky terrycloth towels hogging up space in my linen closet. Turkish towels (aka fouta or peshtemal) are thick, woven cotton sheets that are just as absorbent, plus they can tie around my body more easily than a regular towel. They can be used as beach towels, picnic blankets or a wrap; they’re fun to store rolled up; and they dry quickly. I’m going to buy a couple extra for yoga class and travel.

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Browse. Buy. Eat. Discover. See what's new and trending, plus tips for great local finds. CH&L editor at large Rebecca Gart shares her favorite discoveries from around the state of Colorado. 

A former reporter for The Daily Camera in Boulder, and writer/editor for InLine magazine and Delicious Living, Rebecca has also written for Cooking Light and Natural Health. She currently writes about what’s trending in home design, food, lifestyle, beauty and shopping for CH&L. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, snowshoeing, skiing, biking and playing tennis. She and her husband Ken have three children.

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