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Discover By Foutas through the history of fouta

The history of fouta has been written over time in different countries of the Mediterranean basin around different trades and many uses. This timeless object has become, despite the years, an essential present in all homes, spas and hotels. Origin, manufacturing process, types of weaving, uses, customization ... we tell you all about fouta, more trendy than ever!

La fouta, a traditional hammam bath towel

Formerly used in India to designate a piece of cloth, the fouta was better known for its use in Tunisian hammams but also Turkish baths! Both men and women used it as a bath towel to cover their body after bathing and to go to the hammams. Today, thanks to its lightness, its aesthetics and its many other advantages, its use has spread widely in Europe and throughout the world ... To find out more, see our article dedicated to the origins of fouta .

How are the foutas made?

The manufacture of foutas is very old and continues thanks to ancestral and local know-how that is mainly found in Tunisia. They are made using a traditional loom that requires human and skilled intervention. Woven from cotton threads, the foutas are complemented by elegant hand-crafted fringes. Available in different colors, they change in feel and thickness depending on the type of weaving used. To learn more about the making of foutas follow this link .

The different types of weaving a fouta

There are several types of weaves to make a fouta and it is very common to find flat weave, honeycomb weave, herringbone weave and diamond weave (also called rhombus) very often. At By Foutas, there are also original variations such as the Lurex foutas, with a shiny gold or silver band, and the Sandy foutas, with a wide ecru band reminiscent of the color of the sand. In order to enlarge the collection and offer a wider range, we have also selected peshtemals, the name given to Turkish foutas such as the Stone Washed (stone washed for more softness) and Sofa models.

Foutas in recycled cotton?

Most foutas are traditionally made in cotton but there are also some in linen or with a terry face. Did you know that By Foutas used recycled cotton to make your foutas? And yes, as part of an upycling process, we use yarn from the recycling of surplus clothing from international ready-to-wear brands. Recycled cotton, of course, but not only! At By Foutas, we care about the environment and therefore favor low-impact modes of transport and recyclable or biodegradable packaging.

Many reasons to fall for the fouta

Lightness, resistance, finesse, aesthetics, quick drying, ease of transport, comfort, the uses are almost endless and there is no lack of reasons to fall for a fouta! A true ode to relaxation and endowed with ancestral know-how, the fouta has become a staple inside and out, summer and winter. So if you haven't yet opted for a fouta, now is the time to treat yourself! Discover here our top 10 reasons to succumb to the charm of the fouta .

Outside: take your fouta everywhere with you!

No wonder the fouta is gradually replacing the classic bath towel Light and nomadic, it fits just as well in a beach bag as in a suitcase or backpack. No more big towels that take up half of our suitcases thanks to the thin thickness of the foutas! Colorful, it can be used as a beach towel, in spas, as a sarong or at the edge of a swimming pool. Practical and functional, turn your fouta into a picnic tablecloth or a baby changing towel. Wherever you are, take your fouta with you! The must ? The XXL fouta to be able to enjoy convivial moments together at the beach or in the park as a picnic tablecloth.

How to invite fouta into our interiors?

If the fouta is more and more common on beaches, in hotel complexes or spas, it is gradually appearing in our interiors by blending wonderfully into the different styles of decor. No wonder when you see its many variations, colors and possible uses! Whether you have a bohemian-style interior, with a Scandinavian decor, an industrial loft style or rather a seaside atmosphere, the fouta blends perfectly into the decor while enhancing a room in the blink of an eye with a little touch. b> At the end of the sofa, as a bed throw, in bath linen or as a plaid, dress your interior with one or more foutas. Colorful shades, pastel colors, timeless tones ... don't hesitate to vary the colors to make your interior a real space full of life! Discover here 8 ways to invite fouta into your interior .

Embroidery for a personalised gift

Have you thought about personalising your fouta? Yes, at By Foutas, we like to please you and your loved ones. Indeed, the fouta is an excellent gift to offer to your friends and family or to offer to yourself and even more so as it can be personalised! Professional events, christenings, birthdays, guest or company gifts... any occasion is good to offer a customised fouta to a friend, colleague or client. Opt for the personalization of your foutas by choosing the model to be customized, a font and a text to be embroidered. And that's a wrap !

BY FOUTAS, much more than just a fouta!

Beyond the manufacture of foutas, By Foutas immerses you in a real universe of ancestral values ​​and know-how. Behind By Foutas, there are men and women with real skills, working every day to make magnificent foutas. By Foutas is also a human-sized structure, close to its community and adapting daily to needs and new, constantly evolving uses. We also make sure to offer a wide choice of colors, patterns and weaves so that everyone can find the fouta of their dreams! Flat weave, Honeycomb, Herringbone, Terry, XXl, etc. What if you took a look at our different collections of foutas?

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