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 at least once per week to make up for lost time. For those of you also planning to head to the beach safely 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 an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.