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Holiday Gift Ideas – For the Minimalist

Earlier this week, we had some ideas for The Lounger in your life, and today, we put together this idea for the “The Minimalist”. These are the sort of people who love life’s simple pleasures: a long hot soak in the tub, and a towel that envelops them. He or she isn’t a “fussy” type. […]

December 14, 2012

Turtle Rescue Update

Last Friday, we were thrilled to donate a carload of towels to support the rescue efforts for the endangered sea turtles being treated at the New England Aquarium’s Animal Care Center in Quincy, Massachusetts. The center has had more than 150 turtles come through their doors, all in need of care. As you can see […]

December 12, 2012

Holiday Gift Ideas – For the Lounger In Your Life

This week we are putting together some holiday gift giving ideas for all the people in your life. Here’s one we all know: The Lounger. They work hard during the week, and cherish their weekends! The Lounger loves to linger over a cup of coffee, stretch out the morning for as long as possible, and […]

Stuff Your Stockings! Holiday Gift Ideas

Around this time every year, your thoughts are probably bubbling over with ideas for gifts and goodies – both the under-the-tree kind and the stuffed-in-a-stocking variety. We’re delighted to chime in with some holiday gift idea of our own! The Black Makeup Washcloth – The Ideal Stocking Stuffer Presenting the black makeup washcloth, an ingenious […]

December 10, 2012

Saving the Turtles, One Towel at a Time

For most of us, stepping out of a warm, soothing bath and bundling up in a cozy towel is a luxury – one of life’s simple pleasures. But for the endangered sea turtles being treated at the New England Aquarium’s Animal Care Center in Quincy, Massachusetts, it’s a little more serious. In fact, it’s a […]

December 9, 2012

10 Unusual Bathtubs You’ll Fall In Love With

When it comes to getting clean, we like to think outside the standard issue bathtub and explore some of the more unusual options out there. Designers are now challenging the norm, and exploring new ideas and tub concepts – from slippers to ships and beyond. Here are a few that tickle our fancy. Gliding into […]

November 19, 2012

Indulge Your Fantasies in Spa-Like Bathrooms

At the end of the day, we dream of unwinding in a long, hot, bubbly bath. Of sliding under the steaming water and letting our cares wash away. But just imagine if that bath were in a room that came with all the comforts of a first-rate spa. And if that bathroom were in your […]

October 29, 2012

Picking Up Steam on Pinterest

The Turkish Towel Company is now on Pinterest! We’ve been getting our feet wet creating some boards, and wanted to share a few snapshots with you. We’re new, so please feel free to send us your Pinterest tips – we want to make a big splash. And we’d love to have you follow us! For […]

October 18, 2012

Recyled Glass Flooring Tile: An Eco Treat for Your Feet!

When it comes to bathroom flooring, there is a world of options out there. One of the biggest trends we are seeing is a move toward greener, more sustainable bathroom flooring. Recycled glass tile as a bathroom floor choice has been growing and growing in popularity. An utterly beautiful option, recycled glass tiles are long-lasting, […]

September 3, 2012

How Many Towels to Bring to College

It’s that time again, when kids are packing up to go to college. One of the questions we hear is: How many towels should my son or daughter take to college? Of course there are a number of factors to consider, like how much storage space there is and how often your kids like to […]

August 15, 2012

Lapping It Up in 3 Luxury Bathtubs

You know you’re sitting in the lap of luxury when your bathtub costs more than a new sports car – or 10. Wealthier shoppers are trending toward very exclusive tubs made of precious materials. We’d say they’re priceless, but they come with some pretty hefty tags. Still, it’s fun to imagine soaking up the suds […]

July 11, 2012

Spotlight On: Espresso

One of the more popular colors in our Zenith towels is the Espresso color. So why did we call it Espresso and not just “Dark Brown”? Because we are an online retailer, we like to give our towels color names that have instant color connotations. New Leaf, Butter Cream, Espresso, Cobalt… as you say them, […]

June 20, 2012

Taking the Indoors Out

More and more we are seeing outdoor bathing and showering areas, from dreamy and romantic, to rustic and charming. Today’s homeowners are looking to turn their backyards, decks and unused outdoor spaces into entertainment areas, and spa environments. We’ve gathered a few options to get your creative juices flowing. From Victoria & Albert comes this […]

June 4, 2012

Behind the Scenes at the Photo Shoot

You may have noticed that we have new robe photos. It was long overdue to update the ones from several years ago when we first launched this website for online shopping. They had served us well, but we wanted a fresher, more contemporary look. The team here decided that it was definitely the time to […]

May 24, 2012

Bath Towels vs. Bath Sheets

Here at the Turkish Towel Company we are often asked about the difference between bath towels and bath sheets. So we thought we would put together a bath towel vs bath sheet comparison, so you can determine which towel best suits your needs. We sell both bath towels and bath sheets in sets of three. […]

May 9, 2012

7 Savvy Earth Day Ideas for Old Towels

Today is Earth Day, and around the world people are engaging in a billion acts of green – activities to raise awareness and promote environmental awareness. We thought we would gather together some eco-conscious tips that relate to (you guessed it!) towels. Don’t send towels off to the landfill. Here are a few ways to […]

April 22, 2012

3 Big Ideas for Small Bathrooms!

Is your bathroom, well, a little on the small side? For many people (including me!) this is your daily reality. But there is no reason why small spaces can’t have big ambitions. (If you really want to be inspired, see how architect Gary Chang has made his small apartment of 330 sq. ft. work in […]

February 20, 2012

We Love Our Customers! Happy Valentine’s Day

A little while ago we were at the 2012 PAII (Professional Association of Innkeepers) conference in Little Rock, AR. See to the left there, that was our booth. It felt good to be there, because we got to meet many of our old friends, and make new friends. We love all of our clients. Without […]

February 14, 2012

Towel Guide: What is GSM?

Here at The Turkish Towel Company we field a lot of questions about GSM, from “What is it?” to “What’s the best for me?”  The first question is the easiest to answer, so let’s tackle that one first! What is GSM? GSM is short for grams per square meter. All fabrics have a weight, and […]

February 8, 2012

Vintage Bath Decor: One of a Kind Wonders!

Last Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EST, #DesignTV –hosted by the dynamic design duo of Amy Beth Cupp Dragoo (@abcddesigns) and Jonathan Legate (@jonathanlegate)– discussed the latest in the world of design. Reclaimed wood, navy blue as a neutral, brass and gold accents, and vintage emerged as some of the strongest trends on the scene. When […]

January 23, 2012

Laurie Gorelick on Timeless Bath Design

Yesterday, I spoke to Laurie Gorelick, an interior designer based in Natick, MA, about the latest in eco-chic bath interiors as well as a few things homeowners need to keep in mind when thinking about renovating their bathroom. Today, Laurie discusses some  trends, luxury touches and, more importantly, how to create a timeless quality. And, […]

January 6, 2012

Laurie Gorelick on Eco-Chic Bath Designs

Laurie Gorelick is an interior designer based in Natick, part of the Greater Boston area, here in Massachusetts. Her firm, Laurie Gorelick Interiors is a full-service interior design studio providing residential and commercial design services. Laurie was gracious enough to take time out of her busy schedule to chat with me about how she got […]

January 5, 2012

Why Buy White Towels?

White towels… they’re synonymous with luxury, comfort and hospitality. But many people hesitate about buying white, worried that they require extra care.  It simply isn’t the case. They actually hold up better than color towels, over the long run. Here are a few reasons you may wish to keep some white towels in stock for […]

January 3, 2012

Happy Holidays!

From everyone here at The Turkish Towel Company, we’d like to wish you a joy-filled holiday season, and a prosperous and peaceful New Year. May 2012 bring you and your family the luxury of time: the time to share, time to laugh and time to appreciate the little things that make our lives infinitely richer. […]

December 22, 2011