These are great towels! I have now purchased three sets over the course of several years. Newly purchased ones are due to a change in decor... the old towels still feel excellent and are thick, thirsty, heavy weight terry. If I compare them to a set of towels I bought in an expensive Beverly Hills specialty store (Fresco)... they are even better. For less than one third the price, they are more durable, more color fast and feel more expensive.