When we first started Cotton and Olive back in September 2012, we began with one product: peshtemal hammam towels. Since then, we have added hammam bath towels, hammam robes, fully-certified organic cotton range for adults and children, and bedspreads & throws. Although peshtemal hammam towels always remained at the core of what we do, [...]
Summer is finally here in the UK, and we have definitely been feeling it these past few weeks. With summer comes beach trips, poolside lounging and the occasional spontaneous picnic in the park which means a lightweight beach towel is a summer necessity. I have put together the following 5 best beach towels for [...]
This blog article is a homage to Peshtemal Hammam Towels' homeland - Buldan. Buldan is province of Denizli on the Turkish Aegean region and it is peacefully tucked away behind the mountains. It is a retreat 45 km way from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Yes, it is a tiny village [...]
I know I have been posting quite a few blog articles evolving around peshtemal and its product variations like peshtemal bedspreads and peshtemal throws; yet I haven't written a post about how to look after peshtemal. So, I'm going to show you a few practical ways to make your peshtemals go a long way in [...]
Hiya! Today I want to talk a bit about the fundamental differences between hammam towels vs terry towels and also about what to expect when you first buy them. Hammam towels are still a new concept for UK customers even though they are really popular in Mediterranean countries and quite a phenomenon in Australia and [...]
As our brand name suggests, we are great fans of cotton and use cotton yarns extensively in our products. But we have another speciality - bamboo blends, which we feature in our bamboo peshtemal towels. There is a huge interest in bamboo fibre in textile right now, so we're taking a look at the advantages [...]
Beautiful textiles from faraway lands are a new trend emerging in British homes. Ikat cushions from Asia, wedding blankets from Morocco and lovely colourful wool throws from Peru are just a few of these fabrics you can brighten up your home with. The trend represents a certain lifestyle which involves open mindedness and deep love and respect for [...]
Our beautifully soft and silky Cotton Candy Bamboo Peshtemal towel with nautical stripes has been featured in Ideal Home magazine as part of Seaside Scheme.
The Vintage Cotton Peshtemal Towel, which is one of our best selling towels with its classic look and natural colour, has been featured in Ideal Home magazine on their Natural Materials page to decorate a house in Hampton Court.
Vintage Cotton Peshtemal Towel & Hand Towel which is one of our most neutral models, is being showcased at Country Homes' Room Inspiration page!
Our peshtemal towels were featured in House Beautiful this month. They were described as "featherlight" and "luxurious".