Lightning Bolt

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About Lightning Bolt

Lightning Bolt offers swim trunks and casual gear in old-school styles that you don’t have to be a surfer to love - up to 70% off on Gilt. The brand was launched in 1972, by Hawaii-based surfers Gerry Lopez and Jeff Shipley, and has continued to create fun board shorts in comfortable cotton. The brand is widely popular amongst SoCal residents and beach-goers alike.

Past Sales Featuring Lightning Bolt

Sale Ended March 04, 2012

Best Bets Under $50

Our roundup of great picks under $50 is all about elevating your style without devastating your wallet. So whether you're looking to fill a gap in your wardrobe or to rebuild it entirely, we’ve got what you need to kit yourself out without breaking the bank.

Sale Ended August 13, 2011

Summer Style Guide

Guys, allow us to present the one-stop shop for all your warm-weather needs. This collection has everything from ties to trousers to trunks to keep you looking stylish through the dog days of summer. So whether you're building out a whole wardrobe, or grabbing that one piece you're missing, we've got you covered.

Sale Ended August 07, 2011

Last Chance: Shirts!

Once in a great while, we wind up with a few items that haven't found their way to a good home. It’s tragic, we know. But don't worry, there’s a silver lining: Now we’re offering them to you—at steeper-than-ever discounts—so we can make way for new gear. There are only a few of each shirt left, so you’d better move fast.

Sale Ended July 10, 2011

Lightning Bolt

If ever a brand deserved to be resurrected, it’s Lightning Bolt, which was launched in the early '70s in Hawaii, languished in the '80s, and is now back in full force with an old-school-flavored collection of swimwear and casual clothes. Call it your new uniform for those days of surfing and lazing on the beach—or just wishing you were.