Best place to buy bath towels?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    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 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?
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

    Feb 8, 2007
    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?
  3. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

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

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    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.
  5. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Songster

    May 9, 2010
    Cabot, AR
    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!
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote: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 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. [​IMG]
    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.
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2010
  7. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    SoCal desert
    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.
  8. Mine are from Macy's and we've had them three years and they are still very soft & fluffy.
  9. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    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. [​IMG]
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    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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