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Imabari Waffle Towels

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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

  • 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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“We have a strong history. For a century, our family has been setting new standards for quality and sustainability in the towel industry.”
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34° 03' 53'' N
133° 00' 04'' E

Made with higher standards. We preserve artisan craft by paying wages that average 2x the fair trade requirement.

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:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    $65
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    Easy returns within 30 days of delivery.

To view our full shipping & returns policy, click here.

Customer Reviews
Customer Reviews
4.4 Based on 140 Reviews
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AV
11/25/2021
AJ V.
United States United States

Wonderful Towels!

This is by far my favorite towels. They are the perfect size, super absorbent and dry almost immediately. I am very, very pleased with them.

BP
11/22/2021
Brian P.
United States United States

Great weight super comfortable and better with age

Always wanted these. Just bought a new house and can’t over emphasize how get of an addition they are. Perfect feel and get better every time I wash them.

MF
11/19/2021
Melissa F.
United States United States

Favorite towels

I originally ordered these in the hand towel size to try out the texture and promptly ordered the full set. They dry quickly, remain soft after washing, and I can tie the towel around my body comfortably and it actually stays put while I’m applying lotion, etc. Beautiful aesthetic and extremely cozy. A win win!

JW
11/14/2021
Justin W.
United States United States

Towels are amazing quality, we’ll get another set when available.

Feels great and size is perfect

EK
10/24/2021
Evan K.
United States United States

Fast drying!

This towel has been a wonderful addition to our bathroom! Living in a damp environment our previous towels usually take forever to dry and inevitably start smelling after only a couple of uses. These imabari towels have been a game changer, often feeling dry to the touch after only 4-5hrs after use.

YM
10/23/2021
Yamina M.
United States United States

Lovely towels, colour is a bit misleading

Unlike many waffle towels, these ones have weight on them, they are very cushony and sturdy, lovely feeling too, my only complain is the colour. I was expecting the colour of the 1st and 2nd pic and they are more like the 5th, a bit more brown. I kept them because it's still a nice colour and very good quality.