Fun, Modern Accessories for the Bath

By Erin Renzas
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Dry Idea

Add a pop of pattern and color to your bathroom with these handwoven Tunisian fouta towels, which are traditionally used in Turkish baths. And they won’t lose their appeal the more you use them -- they actually get softer the more they’re washed. Fouta Striped Guest Towel ($20 each at ABC Home)

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Chic Shower

Make over your morning routine with this sleek valve and trim set for your tub and shower. In fact, you might just be inspired to install glass shower doors to show off your new hardware. Modern Balance-Pressure Tub and Shower Valve & Trim Set ($835 at Restoration Hardware)

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Cut the Clutter

Consolidate your lotions, combs, and various sink-top junk (ahem, necessities) in this coral-inspired stainless steel Alessi container. Alessi "Mediterraneo" Multi-Purpose Container, Stainless Steel ($128 at Bloomingdales)

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Space Maker

Boost your bathroom storage with these wall-mounted cabinets for stashing toiletries and extra towels. Wall-Mounted Enameled Cube Bath Cabinet ($231 at The Container Store)

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Give a Hand

Add a personal touch to your towels with these striped cotton styles, which you can monogram with one letter on some styles, and up to nine on others. These customizable hand towels also make a thoughtful hostess gift. Hammam Stripe Hand Towel ($10 at West Elm)

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Bathroom in Bloom

This bold shower curtain is pretty and feminine, but the scale of the Hypericum print and the yellow, black and grey hues keep it from feeling too cutesy. Penciled Hypericum Shower Curtain ($98 at Anthropologie)

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Brush Up

Never forget to swap out that old toothbrush for a new one! These bamboo toothbrushes are stamped with the months of the year right on the handle and are made from eco-friendly materials. Bamboo Toothbrushes: Months ($13 for four at Branch Home)

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Double Stripe

These handsome towels from Matouk are think and luxurious and are given an extra designy-touch thanks to two bold stripes. Available in white with navy, coral, black, linen, opal or sky; or in ivory with ivory, bronze or chocolate. Marlowe Guest Towel ($66 for bath towel at Matouk)

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Modern Medicine Cabiner

Add a statement piece to your bathroom in the form of a beautifully designed medicine cabinet. The unique detailing and unlacquered brass finishes make this one a favorite pick. Henry Wall Mounted Lighted Mirror in Unlacquered Brass or Nickel ($2,300 at Waterworks)

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Scrub-A-Dub-Dub

The simple, lovely packaging of these eco-friendly, super-soft washcloths make them a perfect hostess gift. Stiped Washcloths ($16 for two at Terrain)

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Spa Treatment

Replace that old bathmat with this super-sleek solid ash bathmat from CB2. The look reads more "spa" then "tired old bathroom," don't you think? Solid Ash Bathmat ($35 at CB2)

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Matching, But Not Matchy-Match

One part of you craves coordination, the other wants whimsy eclectic? If you have this kind of design split personality, then these Jonathan Adler porcelain bath accessories should satisfy your dueling style sensibilities. Charade Bath Accessories ($18 to $48 at Jonathan Adler)

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