11 Bathroom-Transforming Bath Mats

A festive bath mat can go a long way.

Imagine, for a moment, that you walk into an apartment: philodendron leaves in a hand-thrown ceramic pot, nice; some Scandinavian-looking sofa, chic; stacks of literary magazines, intimidating. But then you go to pee, and — oh, no: A yellowed shower curtain! A strange bowl of potpourri! Let me tell you: That living room is not going to look as good as it did before you went to the bathroom. But here’s the good news: In a Lilliputian-city bathroom, a single, stylish object can be transformative. And a single, stylish bathroom object is often far less expensive than say, a single, stylish living room object. One (easy, impactful) such object? A bath mat. We’ve found a bunch that’ll keep your bathroom above par.

Kate Spade Deco Dot Bath Rug
$29 at Bed Bath & Beyond

A little polka-dotted number.

Aelfie Ama Bathmat
$45 at Lulu & Georgia

If you’re not sick of millennial pink.

Wonky Grid Bath Mat
$29 at Urban Outfitters

Simple and handsome.

Risa Bath Mat
$58 at Anthropologie

More of a bath kilim.

Cold Picnic Patio Bathmat
$60 at Cold Picnic

I’ve scoured: This is decisively the coolest bath mat on the internet.

Unfortunately this design is out of stock, but the “Souvenirs” bathmat is very cool and very similar.

Cold Picnic Boobs Bath Mat
$60 at Garmentory

Also from Cold Picnic: A cult favorite.

Bambüsi Natural Bamboo Floor and Shower Mat
$38 at Amazon

A spa-ish choice.

Quiet Town Topanga Bath Mat
$62 at Domino

A riff on the classic white mat.

Ottaipnu Ishikoro Bath Mat
$74 at Garmentory

For the bath-mat minimalist.

Hay Autumn Yellow Bath Mat
$25 at A Plus R

A graphic take by Hay (makers of this quilt, which we love).

Land of Nod Fresh Start Bath Mat
$19 at Spring

Cheerful and chenille!

Unfortunately this out of stock from Spring, but still available from Land of Nod here.

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11 Bathroom-Transforming Bath Mats