Like hiking boots, underwear, and blood pressure, towels are one of those things that every guy acknowledges he should take better care of, but many don’t. They’re a utilitarian part of modern life, but their upkeep doesn’t often rise to the top of a busy man’s priority list.
Which is why we’re such big fans of Onsen Towels, which late last year we called “the last bath towel we’ll ever buy.” Why? They’re incredibly soft, absorbent, and dry faster than anything you’ll find in the bath section at your local department store. They achieve this blend of qualities because of their signature waffle weave and being crafted from long-staple cotton. For the next 10 days, our friends at Huckberry are offering a 15% discount on sets of these amazing things, which brings the standard price of a two pack from $100 (which, worth it) to $85. You’ll find them in white, gray, and a new shade of blue that resembles faded denim.
Now, to be clear, you still have to wash a fast-drying towel as often as you would one that dries slower. But because these towels get rid of their moisture so quickly, you’re less likely to have a bathroom that smells like mildew if you go longer than a week without giving them a proper cleaning. But because the cotton these things are cut from gets softer with every wash, you might find yourself throwing them through a rinse cycle every chance you get.
[From $47; huckberry.com]
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