The pros: these towels are a great size and are quite fluffy. I got the pomegrante, which is brighter than I would have expected, but looks great. They're soft and absortbant The cons: smelled awful out of the bag, but two washes fixed that. However, after the dryer, one of the handtowels was frayed to the point of being damaged. Because of that I would hesitate before recommending to a friend, but great for a spare set of towels.