Tips on Buying Robes

“We often experience the newly pressed, soft and inviting robe when we visit luxurious hotels. Robes are basically blankets that can keep you warm or can just be worn as a piece of comfortable clothing so you don’t need to just have them on your vacations or trips. Add to the feeling of comfort and relaxation in your own home by having your own robe.”

 

A quality robe can quickly become your favorite wardrobe item. The right robe will wrap you in luxury and warmth that can start your day off on the right foot or end your day on the right note. Robes made from top-quality materials can last you for years, so it’s important to find one that you know you will like before you invest. Keep reading for tips on choosing the perfect robe for you.

Buying Bath Robes:

Tips on Buying Robes

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  • Know the difference between Egyptian and Turkish cotton.You may notice that a lot of bathrobes feature either Egyptian cotton or Turkish cotton fibers. While both these materials are high-quality, soft and durable, they each lend slightly different qualities to a bathrobe. A bathrobe made from Turkish cotton terry cloth with have a slight natural sheen to it and will require a few washes to reach optimum softness. Egyptian cotton bathrobes don’t have the sheen Turkish cotton ones do, but they will feel soft right out of the package.
  • Look at robes in a variety of different fabrics.Terry cloth is by far the most common bathrobe material, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only material out there. Bathrobes come in a variety of fabrics and weaves; some of the most common terry cloth alternatives are cotton waffle-knits, jersey knits and synthetic microlux, which is a very fine fleece fabric. If you’re looking for a robe to put on in the evening, consider one made from satin or silk.
  • Consider which robe will be best for your climate.When you think of bathrobes, you probably think of ultra plush, Turkish cotton bathrobes; however, a bathrobe like …

 

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