See Shore: 8 Unique Beach Towels for Rare Birds

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* Express yourself at your next pool party or beach day

As we’re slipping toward summer, you may be busy planning your upcoming beach trips, pool parties or tropical vacations. Those occasions call for the right beach towel, not just the block-color one you’ve had since college.

Enter Society6 – a unique site that allows artists from all over the world to sell their work, giving you access to beautiful designs and prints featured on mugs, notebooks, posters, and of course, towels. From bright, asymmetric prints, to prints of classic paintings, these towels will definitely get you noticed, as well as provide an excellent backdrop for shameless Instagram posts.

1. Shape Study #14 – Stackable Collection Beach Towel

This bright, simple asymmetric beach towel will provide you ample protection from the sand, while also providing a great back drop for your next Instagram. The towel also has a white cotton terry back, which is ideal for a quick dry.

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2. Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Beach Towel

Perhaps the most well known of Van Gogh’s paintings, “Starry Night” was inspired from the view from Van Gogh’s room in Saint-Paul asylum in southern France, where he stayed while all the while continuing to work on his art. You can now appreciate this piece of classic art while lounging on the sand or lying by the pool.

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3. Classic Retro Stripes Beach Towel

If Don Draper had a beach towel, this would be it. Bright, colorful but not ostentatious, this oversized cotton terry towel will keep you covered at the beach, and is machine washable, great for next day use.

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4. dino daze Beach Towel

Summer is about good old-fashioned, light-hearted fun, and what better way to express that than a playful dinosaur towel? The classic, retro coloring keeps it firmly Instagram-worthy, rather than childish, and will be sure to stand out among the boring old beach towels at your next pool party.

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5. Dive Beach Towel

Designed by Cuban-American visual artist Richard Vergez, this stark, black and white print is the ideal fit for any water-based activities, and the black and white will color coordinate with any bathing suit.

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6. San Diego Surfing Beach Towel

Wanderhaus, which specializes in beach, desert and city prints, created this fun, laidback print of the ideal surf day in San Diego. You may not be catching waves yourself, but this beach towel will certainly catch some eyes.

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7. Rainbow Chevrons Beach Towel

Why pick one color when you can have them all? These printed rainbow stripes form a chevron pattern, a favorite of artist Florent Bodart. Spread it out on the sand and bask in the soft, cozy terry cotton material.

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8. beach – summer love II Beach Towel

If you love the outdoors and basking in the heat of summer, you’ll want a summer style that reflects that, and this beach picture brilliantly blends the cobalt blue of the ocean into the white sand for a statement towel. Soak up some rays on it, as well as some envious looks.

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