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An object is only as beautiful as the environment in which it’s made. That’s why we travel the globe to bring the world’s best craftsmanship home to you. Each design is made by the most incredible artisans with the finest materials. All made start-to-finish with fair trade standards.


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Imabari Waffle Towels

Free U.S. Shipping & Easy Returns on Bedding and Bath

Lightweight, incredibly soft, and quick to dry, say hello to your new can’t-live-without staples. Loomed with an oversized waffle construction, these waffle towels are more breathable and absorbent than your run-of-the-mill versions. Designed in five fresh hues and finished with a refined, flat-edge border, they’re as handsome as they are functional.

Each towel is made with long-staple Pima cotton and loomed in the oldest, family-run mill in Imabari that has spent 100 years perfecting the art of towel making. From weaving to dyeing and washing, each step is done in a fair trade environment.

Note: Each set includes two towels – two face towels / washcloths, two hand towels, or two bath towels.

  • Face Towel / Washcloth - 14"L x 14"W
    Hand Towel - 33"L x 14"W
    Bath Towel - 57"L x 31"W

  • 100% Pima Cotton (from the US) - 490 GSM

  • Available in Natural, White, Olive, Light Grey and Indigo

  • Japan

  • We offer free 30-day returns for bedding & towels. Please return items unwashed & in original packaging.

The Ishizuchi Textile Mill

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34° 03' 53'' N 

133° 00' 04'' E

Fair Trade. Guaranteed. 100% of our products are made with a process guaranteed by the World Fair Trade Organization.

These cotton towels can be machine washed on cold with like colors. Tumble dry on low. Do not bleach.

After washing, the waffle weave will deepen and shrink a bit, developing a more organic character over time. We recommend hanging on a rack instead of hooks – the hooks will stretch out the weave over time.

  • Always free shipping within the continental U.S.

  • Exchanges and returns for store credit are free.

    Prefer a refund? A single re-stocking fee will apply to returns within 30 days:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    White glove delivery items are handled separately and have a 15% re-stocking fee.

For more information, please review our Shipping and Returns sections within our FAQ.

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Helene Y.
United States United States

Best Waffle Towels

Deep "pocketed" waffles - much deeper than everything else on the market - has a great handfeel

Tasha P.
United States United States

Definitely worth the wait

I waited months for these! The indigo color is beautiful. The towels don’t feel too rough and are indeed fast drying. They shrunk a tiny bit in the dryer so I would suggest low/air drying.

Jany J.
United States United States

Great absorbent and quick-drying towels!

I love how these look and feel especially how well they dry you off after a shower and then dry themselves before the subsequent use.

Tim P.
United States United States

Great towel

Best towel I own, for sure.

United States United States

Great quality and design

These towels are luxurious, oversized, and efficient. They dry fast, stay clean for a long time, and look amazing.


The Citizenry

Thanks for taking the time to review these beauts! And glad to hear that they live up to both style and function! Sincerely, The Citizenry Team

Sarah C.
United States United States

The perfect towel

Weight, texture, absorbency, quality.. perfect! I’m happy with my purchase and will be ordering more