Category Close-Up November 2017

Bath Bounty

Explore fresh options on the soft and hard sides of bath mainstays and accessories

Herringbone Set

The Authentic Hotel and Spa Herringbone Weave four-piece towel set that includes a bath sheet is available in six color options. Made with premium Turkish cotton in a sleek herringbone weave, the towels are highly absorbent, resilient and ultra-plush. Linum Home Textiles, 201-933-0300,

Pretty Pastels

The Lily Blossom shower curtain showcases soft pastel blooms against a rich, deep background. Made with 100 percent polyester, the machine washable shower curtain includes reinforced buttonholes and measures 72 by 72 inches. Interdesign, 800-777-4995,

Flowers Aplenty

The Primavera Collection presents an array of tossed flowers rendered with a hand-painted effect in a directional, sophisticated color palette. The textured shower curtain is 100 polyester. The coordinating floral decaled ceramic accessories feature midnight blue accents. The 100 percent cotton rug and embellished satin appliqué towels complete the grouping. Creative Bath Products, Inc., 631-582-8000,

Sitting It Out

The Cosmo Chrome vanity seat is a recent addition to the expanding Urban Modern Stool Collection. The padded seat is supported by a crisscross of metal rods. Taymor Industries, Inc., 800-388-9887,

Laundry License

Laundry by Shelli Segal is one of the company’s newest licenses. The range of towel designs includes a solid, stripe, floral print and sculpted jacquard, all in soft, sophisticated tones. Avanti Linens, 800-360-0836,

Nature At Your Feet

Bath rugs measuring 27 by 41 inches each are made with cotton and Lurex for softness with a touch of shimmering glamour. Shown are Felitsa Gold (above) and Peacock (below). Abyss & Habidecor, Inc., 800-588-8565,

Accent Pleats

Made with 100 percent polyester, the solid-colored Estella shower curtain can coordinate with a wide range of bath accessories. Shown in seafoam, it is also available in aqua and silver. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,


Southwest Celebration

The 40- by 70-inch Oversized Jacquard Spa Towel is available in 19 patterns. New to the line are (left to right): Saguaro, Arrow Revival, Turquoise Ridge, Silver Bark and Harding. Pendleton Woolen Mills, 503-226-4801,


Ocean Breezes Come Home

The Sea La Vie shower curtain presents a contemporary, nautical design in calming shades of blue and sand. It is water resistant and printed on linen-textured, 100 percent polyester. The coordinating accessories are available in two colorways: blue (shown) and sand. The three-dimensional matte silver sea-themed accent pieces and jute twine trims add a whimsical feel to the crackle-finish ceramics. Famous Home Fashions Inc., 800-465-4566,


Flower Feast

New shower curtains in 100 percent polyester duck cloth celebrate flowers. Posey (far left) is a vibrant watercolor floral that embodies the spirit of Spring. Vintage Rose (left) is a nod to all things vintage and pretty, capturing the beauty of the traditional rose in blush and cameo on a soft blue ground., 845-675-7029,

Wrought Iron Inspiration

From the Lionel Richie Home Collection of towels, shower curtains and decorative bath items, the Milano bath towel is made with 100 percent cotton. Taking its design inspiration from classic wrought iron motifs, the towel is a sheared yarn-dyed jacquard that is available in four colorways. Baltic Linen, a division of Sobel Westex, 800-863-2600,


A Day At The Beach

The Coastal Patch Collection incorporates the very sellable colors of aqua and sand. The shower curtain is a heat transfer print on a textured polyester fabric. The bath accessories are made with carved, hand-painted resin and feature detailed on-trend rope motifs. Bacova Guild Ltd., 540-863-2600,

Cotton & TENCEL

The Fibroluxe TENCEL® towels are made with a blend of 65 percent long-staple Turkish cotton and 35 percent Lenzing TENCEL. TENCEL is more absorbent than cotton, softer than silk and cooler than linen. Long-staple Turkish cotton towels are known for durability, softness and higher absorbency. The fiber blend creates super absorbent, quicker drying and softer towels. Colors available include white, iron, atmosphere, misty rose and dark frost. Sizes offered are 13 by 13, 20 by 30 and 30 by 56 inches. Hamam, 646-590-3891,

Stripes & Texture

The new Lulu Collection from the Oscar | Oliver line includes shower curtain, towels, bath rug and accessories. The grouping is offered in blue (shown), gray and purple. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,

Proprietary Construction

Marvella towels are made with extra-fine, long-staple cotton. The proprietary construction that features two times the standard number of pile loops renders the towel extra absorbent and plush, with superior after-wash performance with zero or minimal lint and pill. Micro Cotton, +91 (4254) 223450,