Top 10: Beach Towels

1. HEY, BUD The unabashedly feminine Bellarocca Beach Towel by Natori magnifies a soft, traditional floral print for a more modern edge. $30, 
2. SHAPE UP We're loving the retro-surf-meets-Matisse-flavor of Matouk's Abstractions Towels--they're ideal for your modern-day Gidget moment.  $79, 
3. BATHING BEAUTY You're bound to feel instantly glamorous wrapped in something by Israeli fashion designer Yigal Azrouël, and this neon-meets-neutrals Color Burst Beach Towel is no exception. $75, 
4. THE THICK OF IT A wide, cheery cabana stripe like this one from Dwell Studio is a timeless seaside staple. (Rum drinks all around!) $50, 
5. SOME LIKE IT HOT The Magma Beach Towel's oozing layers of color are designed to channel their melting-hot namesake: a fitting source of inspiration for sun worshippers, science geeks, and Joe Versus the Volcano fans alike. $150, 
6. CROSSING THE LINE This minty fresh Westwood Beach Towel by Nate Berkus takes an overlapping candystripe approach to seaside glamour. $18, 
7. HORIZONTAL PLANE The classic nautical motif gets a global twist in this muted, quick-drying towel made from handwoven Ethiopian cotton. $75, 
8. AMERICAN BEAUTY With its angular, kaleidoscopic pattern, the Journey West Spa Towel pays homage to the rich history of blankets, robes, and shawls produced for the Native American population by Oregon-based woolen mill Pendleton. $48, 
9. NEW WAVE We're charmed by the hand-printed tone-on-tone triangle motif of this linen piece by artist Caroline Hurley, and positively sold on its versatility: you can also use it as a tablecloth, picnic blanket, or lightweight throw. $150, 
10. A SHORE THING Super preppy sans any trace of stuffiness, Roberta Roller Rabbit's Prima Beach Towel comes complete with a sunset colorway and a Megan Draper brand of retro style. $150,