Category Close-Up November 2018

Smart & Pretty


Today’s bath products push the creative envelope in providing relevant aesthetic appeal and extending functionality

Jacquard Jewels

These tub mats are made with 100 percent long-staple Turkish cotton in 1000 gsm using innovative technology that creates superior softness and absorbency. Even after repeated washing, they maintain a fluffy appearance and soft touch. A variety of jacquard designs and colors are available. Veritas USA, 646-590-3894,

Touch Of Tassels

The Tassel hand and bath towels are made with 100 percent Turkish cotton. Colors offered include white, charcoal, pebble gray, celestial blue and slate blue. Melange Home, 212-689-2002,

Rug Duo

Jean Pierre playful “His & Hers” extra plush and super soft low-loop, high-cut shag rugs are offered in light gray (shown), rich aqua and linen. Made with 100 percent cotton, the 20- by 32-inch rugs are highly absorbent and quick drying. Creative Home Ideas, 732-393-1800,

Blue Roses

The Rosalie Blue Collection includes ivory cotton towels with embroidered blooms and leaves, along with a crocheted trim. The set includes a bath, a hand and a fingertip towel. The ivory dolomite accessories, adorned with decals and beaded borders, include: lotion/soap dispenser, soap dish, tissue cover, toothbrush holder, tumbler and wastebasket. The 70- by 72-inch pieced cotton shower curtain features ivory lace trim between the blue rose motif body and striped top border. The cotton bath mat includes a crocheted border. J. Queen New York, 212-414-1555,

Giza Cotton

Cozi towels are made in a 600 gr/m2 construction with 100 percent Giza Egyptian extra-long staple cotton. The design is offered in a 12- by 12-inch washcloth, 17- by 30-inch hand towel, 21- by 39-inch Euro hand towel, 28- by 54-inch bath towel and 39- by 59-inch Euro bath sheet. Abyss & Habidecor, Inc., 800-588-8565,

Contemporary Sophisticate

The Urban Loft Collection brings a modern twist to luxury style. The modern patterns are married with livable textures. The Oeko-Tex certified towels are made with premium long-staple cotton using Color Lock and Active Stain Release technologies to insure that they remain as bright and soft as the day they were purchased after several washes. They are 300 percent more absorbent and two times more voluminous than regular terry towels of the same weight. Micro Cotton, +91 (4254) 223450,

Robes For The Little Ones

From the Linum Kids line, the Hooded Unisex Terry Bathrobe is made with 100 percent premium Turkish cotton and is offered in solid white, chic pink and navy blue. Soft and plush, with just the right amount of weight, the robe is available in small, medium and large children’s sizes and can be monogrammed in varied thread colors and fonts. LINUM HOME TEXTILES, 855-933-0300,

Function With Style

The Hanz toilet paper holder marries form and function. It’s a streamlined statement piece that remains true to its purpose. Taymor Industries, Inc., 800-388-9887,

Cotton & Charcoal

A great choice for those seeking rejuvenation is the reCHARge towel that intimately blends charcoal with cotton to create an eco-friendly yarn with superior performance attributes. Charcoal is known for its purifying, detoxifying and anti-microbial properties. These towels keep skin beautiful, and stay fresh and odor-free. Trident, 212-684-6342,

Flower Underfoot

The Dalhia bath rug is made with 100 percent Giza Egyptian long-staple cotton in a 1900gr/m2 construction. It measures 39 inches in diameter. Abyss & Habidecor, Inc., 800-588-8565,

On-Trend Farmhouse

The Country Garden Collection features a shower curtain with bright, fresh farmhouse flowers and rustic details on a linen-look base cloth. The matching figural accessories, complete with a watering can toothbrush holder, floral embroidered towels and bath mat adorned with “Fresh” complete the grouping. Avanti Linens, 800-360-0836,

Artist’s Vision

The Unruly Terrace design by Bonnie Christine is featured on two 100 percent cotton pieces: a shower curtain with fringe border and tufted bath rug. One of the company’s newest licensed artists, the Bonnie Christine line was introduced during N.Y. Home Fashions Market in September 2018. Bonnie Christine is known for delicate prints, sophisticated florals and sweet color palettes. Bacova Guild Ltd., 540-863-2600,


Holiday Decorating

The 16- by 30-inch Christmas Stocking towels, available in white (shown) or sand, features lighthearted embroidery that depicts a detailed stocking adorned with a snowflake and holding holiday treats. More cotton per square inch is used in each towel for maximum softness and absorbency. The towel is manufactured in Turkey with 100 percent Turkish cotton in a state-of-the-art vertically integrated green factory, which runs on 100 percent solar energy. LINUM HOME TEXTILES, 855-933-0300,


Portuguese Luxe

Made in Portugal with the finest Portuguese cotton, the Langham Collection is the newest addition to the company’s iconic towel line, bringing a global spa touch to the bathroom. The linen/cream (left) and linen/linen (right) colors offered stand alone or can be mixed-and-matched. The intricate hemstitch detail adds the finishing touch to the 550 gsm towels. Christy Lifestyle LLC, 800-261-6326,

Waterside Wonders

The Coastal Villa Collection pays homage to waterfront living with bright, yet soothing hues and sophisticated patterns. The towels are made with premium long-staple cotton using Color Lock and Active Stain Release technologies to insure that they remain as bright and soft as the day they were purchased after several washes. They are 300 percent more absorbent and two times more voluminous than regular terry towels of the same weight. The towels are Oeko-Tex certified. Micro Cotton, +91 (4254) 223450,

Crochet Chic

The Laura Ashley reversible cotton bath rug features an intricate crochet border. The machine washable rug is offered in aqua (shown), white, blush, indigo, light grey, ivory and linen, and in 17- by 24-, 21- by 34- and 24- by 40-inch sizes. Creative Home Ideas, 732-393-1800,

Green Options

These 100 percent organic cotton bath towels are GOTS certified and Oeko-Tex® Made in Green. They are produced under the company’s patented Wel-Trak™ supply chain system for traceability from farm to shelf. Welspun USA, 212-620-2000,

Blush Blooms

The Misty Floral Collection features a watercolor floral design that capitalizes on the popularity of blush hues. The pastel floral design on the shower curtain is echoed in the embroidered towel, plush tufted cotton bath rug and the coordinating ceramic accessories. Saturday Knight Ltd., 513-641-1400

Modern Watercolor

Artist Kathy Davis’ Blush & Blooming design is an over-scaled watercolor floral printed on a 100 percent polyester shower curtain panel. Coordinating apothecary ceramic accessories with decals, decorative towel ensemble with printed wide-width hems and printed foam rug complete this joyful contemporary collection. Creative Bath Products, Inc., 631-582-8000,

Texture Underfoot

The Cobblestone bath mat is made in Turkey with 100 percent combed Aegean cotton. It measures 20 by 34 inches and is available in white, coal, raindrop, dolphin gray and blonde yellow. Kassatex Fine Linens, 212-686-5533,