Lightning Bolt has been kitting out the hard-charging and hard-partying beach set for over 40 years. In celebration of the venerable surf brand that's stayed true to its Hawaiian roots and ethos since 1970, the Parisian boutique Colette has teamed up to create a few pieces that any stylish beach bum will need to pick up before they head to the coast this summer.
The two collaborated on a pair of black pair of sturdy trunks (similar to the ones we highlighted as one of the 50 best options out there) that feature Colette's signature blue polka dots along with the famous bolt. The other necessary item the boutique and brand created are a simple pocket T-shirt with a classic photo of Rory Russell shredding, overlaid with the Colette and Lightning Bolt insignia. If you're also in the market for some actual hardware, the legends Gerry Lopez, Barry Kanaiaupuni, Tom Parrish, Rory Russell, and Reno Abellira each designed a board for Lightning Bolt that will be sold at Colette along with the apparel.
As one of the most respected and influential boutiques in Europe, Colette is certainly showcasing it's fondness for surf and sand. After collaborating with Saturdays, this collabo with Lightning Bolt proves that Colette has tapped into and progressing the niche surfing culture that's spreading throughout Paris. Whether you're planning to put in a morning session in the line-up, just chillin' in the sand all day, or posting up at the oceanside bar at night, everything you need will be available exclusively in-store and online starting June 3.