We can hear white sands and palm trees calling our name right now, which has shifted our shopping mindsets into vacation overdrive. Of course, a dope pair of sunglasses, swim shorts, and sandals are way up there on our lists, but let's not forget about those all-important accessories. Steezy beach towels are the ultimate summer flex.

If you're looking to make the ultimate summer statement, you need to look beyond what you're wearing. Some of our favorite streetwear labels along with higher-end fashion houses are dabbling in the beach essential to ensure you have every corner of your vacation aesthetic covered.

Below, you'll find some of our favorite beach towels for the summer of 2021, with stylish options starting at only $39. Highlights include a paisley MVP from BasShu, signature-emblazoned numbers from Casablanca, Givenchy, and a very graphic number from Carne Bollente.

Shop the best beach towels for summer 2021 below.

Vilebrequin x Highsnobiety Logo Towel

Logo Towel

Logo Towel

$135

Highsnobiety x Vilebrequin

Buy at Highsnobiety

There's no way around it, logo towels are a massive flex, especially when the logo can be read from across the pool. Highsnobiety's collab with famed swimwear company Vilebrequin is the perfect choice for those who want to stand out this summer.

PSYCHWORLD Purple Logo Beach Towel

Purple Logo Beach Towel

Purple Logo Beach Towel

$145

PSYCHWORLD

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Buy at ssense

PSYCHWORLD veers away from the stereotype that beach towels need to be bright and sunny. This mysterious, dark number makes a contrasting statement by the pool.

Baina Roman Pool Towel

Roman Pool Towel

Roman Pool Towel

$99

Baina

Buy at END.

On the other end of the spectrum, we've got the way-beyond-retro Baina Pool Towel. Inspired by the towels used in ancient Rome, this piece is timeless and unimposing.

BasShu Bandana Print Towel

Bandana Print Towel

Bandana Print Towel

$85

BasShu

Buy at Browns

BasShu looks to an oversized paisley pattern to give this unique beach towel serious punch. Tassels to the top and bottom edges provide beautiful embellishment to match.

Tekla Fabrics Organic Cotton Towel Set

Organic Cotton Towel Set

Organic Cotton Towel Set

$180

Tekla Fabrics

Buy at Browns

When it comes to copping the best beach towels, a safe place to start is a label famed for its fabrics. Tekla wins this fight with a wildly soft organic cotton set in neutral brown.

Frescobol Carioca Copacabana Print Beach Towel

Copacabana Print Beach Towel

Copacabana Print Beach Towel

$117

Frescobol Carioca

Buy at Browns

Inspired by the undulating patterns found on the streets bordering Brazil's famous Copacabana beach, this Frescobol Carioca beach towel makes a statement. Whether it's draped effortlessly over your shoulder or partly obscured by sand, there's no missing it.

Urban Outfitters Super Stripe Towel

Super Stripe Towel

Super Stripe Towel

$39

Urban Outfitters

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Stripes are always a big look on the beach. This striking number from Urban Outfitters features a cool green palette framed by electric blue for a pithy contrast.

Givenchy Logo-Embroidered Cotton Towel

Logo-Embroidered Cotton Towel

Logo-Embroidered Cotton Towel

$395

Givenchy

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Some of us like to keep a low profile on the beach, though. In which case, this luxuriously soft beach towel by Givenchy is a go-to. With just a contrasting white text logo against the all-black backdrop, it's a minimal-fuss winner.

Casablanca Beach Towel

Beach Towel

Beach Towel

from $167

Casablanca

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Casablanca's sun-soaked, wellness-club aesthetic makes it a main player in the conversation of the best beach towels for the summer. This monogrammed masterpiece in green and white is all the evidence we needed.

Stone Island Beach Towel

Beach Towel

Beach Towel

$175

Stone Island

Buy at Slam Jam

From high-tech fabrics to classic cotton, Stone Island comes second to none in terms of materials. This pure cotton towel in aqua features an embossed Stone Island compass logo.

Carne Bollente Graphic Towel

Graphic Towel

Graphic Towel

$80

Carne Bollente

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Buy at ssense

Carne Bollente's sex-positive message has never been more obvious than this graphic — in both senses — beach towel. We hope you enjoy yourself at the beach as much as the subject is enjoying his time with the genie lamp...

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