16 Beach Towels That Almost Look Too Pretty to Use

Summer is here, baby!

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(Image credit: Design by Morgan McMullen)

Hi, yes, it's me—the girl who has been living in South Florida throughout the pandemic and will now be heading running to the beach (opens in new tab) at least once per week to make up for lost time. For those of you also planning to head to the beach safely (opens in new tab) this summer, make sure to bring an Instagram-approved beach towel like one of these picks, ahead. After all, did you really go to the beach if you didn't post a picture of yourself on the 'gram?

Rachel Epstein is a writer, editor, and content strategist based in New York City. Most recently, she was the Managing Editor at Coveteur, where she oversaw the site’s day-to-day editorial operations. Previously, she was an editor at Marie Claire, where she wrote and edited culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also launched and managed the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game or finding a new coffee shop.