You Better Work, Beach: 10 Designer Towels To Suit Your Summer Style

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* 10 designer beach towels to elevate your next summer outing
* Styles that run the gamut from minimal to maximal
* Complete your beach look with a towel from your favorite designers

You’ve shopped and shopped for the perfect bikini, but why should the fun stop there? Whether you’re into prints, patterns, minimalism or making a statement, you’ll find a towel for your taste and price point here. Below are 10 designer beach towels to elevate your next summer outing (SPY tip: ditch the generic solid color towel for something a little more exciting).

1. Lacoste

You won’t lose sight of your spot on the beach with this cheery orange towel by Lacoste. It’s adorned with seven striped versions of the brand’s iconic crocodile logo.

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2. Caro Home

The poncho-inspired bright stripes will instantly raise your spirits. Round out your beach-boho look with this zesty, extra-large towel from Caro Home.

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Trippy mushrooms, snails and flowers populate this painterly print towel by RVCA for a refreshing take on hippie style.

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4. Thing Industries

Not all beaches are tropical. Camping by the lake? This log print towel from Thing Industries has something to tell you.

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5. Kate Spade

Stake out your spot on the sand with this cheeky, oversized and plush black and white number from Kate Spade.

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6. Thomas Paul

Straight from the Octopus’s Garden, the design on this lightweight cotton gauze towel from Thomas Paul was silk-screened by hand.

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7. Ruby Mint

The bold geometric design and two-tone color scheme is equally eye-catching on the beach or cool by the pool (or backyard).

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8. Ruby Mint

Another choice from Ruby Mint is crafted from cotton terry and velour jacquard. The pattern is woven in, not printed–a premium touch that eliminates random fade spots.

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Printed on two sides, this towel from L★SPACE X TIDE & POOL is two designs in one. Fiber reactive dye means the vibrant colors last through the end of the summer and beyond.



10. Lily Pulitzer

From the queen of beach prep, Lily Pulitzer, comes an unusual full circle shape and eye-popping print that will definitely stand out on the sand.

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