I purchased these towels in black because my husband has stained all my other towels even after he has washed his hands with degreaser. I was so pleasantly surprised at the quality, softness, and absorbency of these towels. The hand towels are a very generous size as are the bath towels. What a great added bonus of two bath mats. They all wash beautifully. The only con and this is temporary, is the bath towels shed a bit but after a few more washes I expect this will stop. The value for what is included can't be beat.