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How are Classic and Modern Waffle Weave Towels Different?

Classic Waffle Weave Towels and Modern Waffle Weave Towels are both made of 100% Natural Cotton and come in a variety of colors and sizes. They are both absorbent and dry quickly, but feature different fabrics, colors and styling.  

Both are amazing towels, so the choice of Classic vs. Modern is mainly a choice of preference.

Classic Waffle Weave comes in a variety of traditional, subtle colors suitable for any bathroom. 
Modern Waffle Weave is available in bold, vibrant colors that delivers high style and a pop of color.  

Classic Waffle Weave is made with flat woven fabric that most people associate the traditional European style towel to. It features small, even waffles with two bands of smaller waffles woven in at each end. The ends are formed with the towels and simply hemmed, so the towels are all one piece. 

Modern Waffle Weave is made with a flat woven fabric that features jumbo waffles, with a wide lattice in between each waffle. At each end, a band of tiny waffles is folded over and sewn onto the towel. 

Thinner and flatter when new, they shrink after washing (12-15% overall) to form luxurious little honeycombs that are the hallmark of waffle weave and just get softer and nicer the longer you use them.

Classic Waffle Weave towels form smaller honeycombs, making the towel feel slightly thicker than when new.

Modern Waffle Weave towels will shrink into large honeycombs, but because of the wide lattice, they'll feel a little smoother and softer. 

Although the larger bath towel and bath sheets are the same size, the smaller towels differ, depending on the style.  Measurements are before washing and since towels are 100% cotton they will shrink 12-15% overall, so they are made over-sized to accommodate shrinkage.


  Classic Waffle Weave                               Modern Waffle Weave   

  Item    Size     Item        Size     
  Washcloth  13" x 13"       Bath Mitt     7" x 10"       
  Hand Towel 20" x 40"  
Washcloth   14" x 14"    
  Bath Towel  32" x 62"   
Guest Towel    14" x 24"    
  Bath Sheet   40" x 80"  
Hand Towel    20" x 37"    
  Throw Blanket  60" x 104"  
Bath Towel     32" x 62"    
   (white, cream only)         Bath Sheet   40" x 80"