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I want to replace the majority of our bath towels.  They are getting old and ragged.  I've looked at the towels china mart aka walmart is selling nowadays and I know that after about the second wash I'd be able to read a newspaper through them. 
I'm shopping at jcpenney.com and all their towels now have designer names that tell me nothing about their quality and thickness.  How come I can't find good ol' Cannon brand towels anymore?

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If there ever comes a day when we can't be together keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever - Winnie the Pooh
I'll never develop a thick skin.  Thick skin leads to a hard heart and I never want to be one of those people.
A slave to LF brahmas, seramas, cochins, sebrights, bredas and call ducks.  R.I.P. Dragon, the crossbeak.  Thank you for teaching me so much about life.

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post #2 of 23

The best WASHCLOTHS I ever bought were Martha Stuart brand at Kmart YEARS ago. Them suckers are still awesome, its been about 7 years or so since Kmart was in my neighboring town. Maybe look online for Cannon, if your partial to that brand, try Ebay?

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post #3 of 23

I love my hand towels from Restoration Hardware. Good towels last soooo much longer than the cheap ones they're worth the money.

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Doesn't seem to matter where I purchase them or how much they cost, ALL of them start ripping after a few months.  So I buy cheap and replace more often.

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post #5 of 23

I had to replace all my towels, too, last year. I went to Sears, Penneys, Macy's, Kohl's and couldn't find the right color to go with my bathroom color scheme. Then one day in Walmart I went past the home section to get to the hardware department and I saw they had the exact perfect shade of color towel that I needed. Well, I didn't think too much about them until I picked them up. These were nice towels! Soft, thick, and fluffy (not as fluffy as the $20.00 towels at Dillards, but still real nice) big size not some little dinky things, and they were only $4.00 each!! So, heck if they wear out fast then I'll just buy more. Well, I have been very impressed with them! They have held their color, no fading, no pilling. I have been very pleased with them. I will look on the tag and see what name they have on them. You might want to check them out. I was like you, thought there was no way they would hold up, but they have and they were so reasonable I could buy a bunch including the matching hand towels and washcloths!

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Originally Posted by oldchickenlady 

I had to replace all my towels, too, last year. I went to Sears, Penneys, Macy's, Kohl's and couldn't find the right color to go with my bathroom color scheme. Then one day in Walmart I went past the home section to get to the hardware department and I saw they had the exact perfect shade of color towel that I needed. Well, I didn't think too much about them until I picked them up. These were nice towels! Soft, thick, and fluffy (not as fluffy as the $20.00 towels at Dillards, but still real nice) big size not some little dinky things, and they were only $4.00 each!! So, heck if they wear out fast then I'll just buy more. Well, I have been very impressed with them! They have held their color, no fading, no pilling. I have been very pleased with them. I will look on the tag and see what name they have on them. You might want to check them out. I was like you, thought there was no way they would hold up, but they have and they were so reasonable I could buy a bunch including the matching hand towels and washcloths!


Okay, let me know the brand if you can please.  Only saw one brand - the walmart brand - on the towels at our store and they were thin. 
In the meantime I've found cannon egyptian cotton towels at sears.com.  Don't like the price, but oh well.  I intend to order several bath sheets as well.  My DH complains about dinky-sized bath towels.  roll
ETA:  Walmart is the only store within an hour's drive of our house.  The towels we are currently using are a combination of mine and his mom's, both sets bought at JC Penney.  His mom has been dead for 5 years, so they really have lasted.


Edited by gritsar - 9/11/10 at 6:25pm

If there ever comes a day when we can't be together keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever - Winnie the Pooh
I'll never develop a thick skin.  Thick skin leads to a hard heart and I never want to be one of those people.
A slave to LF brahmas, seramas, cochins, sebrights, bredas and call ducks.  R.I.P. Dragon, the crossbeak.  Thank you for teaching me so much about life.

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If there ever comes a day when we can't be together keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever - Winnie the Pooh
I'll never develop a thick skin.  Thick skin leads to a hard heart and I never want to be one of those people.
A slave to LF brahmas, seramas, cochins, sebrights, bredas and call ducks.  R.I.P. Dragon, the crossbeak.  Thank you for teaching me so much about life.

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post #7 of 23

I buy for vacation rental homes and I usually buy Costco towels at about $6 apiece.  They hold up very well and they are used a lot.

post #8 of 23

Mine are from Macy's and we've had them three years and they are still very soft & fluffy.

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post #9 of 23

I love my Martha Stewarts.

But I ALWAYS hate how new towels take several washes before they start being super absorbent. Til then they just sort of smear the water around. hmm

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post #10 of 23

I go to Ross or Tuesday Morning or TJMaxx- the discounters.

Then I buy whatever brand they have, as long as it's thick and fluffy! Works for me.

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