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- A shower curtain that keeps water where it belongs and looks great is a surprisingly tall order.
- We spoke with designer Donna McMahon about how to choose stylish and functional shower curtains.
- These are the best shower curtains that blend longevity with washability and versatility.
A good shower curtain looks great, dries quickly, and keeps mold and mildew away. Whether you’re the type of person who spends hours poring over designs and colors or just buys the first one within budget, you’ll want to keep two things in mind to make sure your shower curtain is a keeper — fabric and size. We spoke with Donna McMahon, an award-winning kitchen and bath designer and founder of KE Interior Solutions in Denver, on how to choose a shower curtain and how to measure for them. You can check out her tips at the end of this guide.
If you’re just here for the best shower curtains, these picks were all chosen with McMahon’s guidance in mind and blend longevity with low-maintenance materials and versatile style.
The best shower curtains of 2021
Updated on 06/02/2021: We think these are the best shower curtains you can buy, but we’re continually looking for new options that meet our criteria for performance and style.