Recently, I needed to buy new towels as it has been several years and our old ones were really getting tattered looking. And in these unfortunate difficult times, money is defineatly a factor but there are some things I just can't skimp on and my towels are one of them. When I found the Springmaid Luxury Towels I was just thrilled! They are so big and plush, it's like getting a great big hug every time you use them. I've have washed my towels several times now and they are still just great and so absorbent. And for the quality you get from the Springmaid Luxury Towels, the price is surprisingly low. My whole family just loves these towels and we not only use them when we bathe but I also bought several for pool use only and they're just great! If I had to come up with one negative thing to say about these towels , , , , it would be the fact that my son's friends seem to always forget to bring their own towels now when they come over to go swimming. Call me crazy . . . . but I don't remember having to wash so many towels from the pool area as I seem to have to now . . . . I think they love my towels too! Try em . . . . bet you'll love em too! For the price . . . . you can't go wrong!