you've got the love

Everyone needs a bit of indulgence and self love every now and then and I want to share the love with you this April by giving all customer 20% off anything in store with offer code LOVEAPRIL

For no particular reason other than who doesn't love a treat, get something for yourself or your fave and here's my hot list of love inspired items available in store now (prices shown are before discount is applied)

(The offer code can be applied at checkout to any purchase including items already discounted EEEK!! offer starts on 01/04/18 and expires at Midnight on 30/04/18)

Zelda Heart Level   


Enamel Pin designed by Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes in Glasgow // £7

Alexa Gingham Dress with Turq Hearts

Designed in the UK by Krissyfied Boutique & ethically manufactured in India, made of cotton gingham with printed hearts // £25 (was £40)

Glitter Red Acrylic Heart Necklace

Handmade in Hackney, London by From Nic Love // £35 (also available in Blue)

Penny Pinafore Denim Dress

Handmade in SE London by Mod Dolly this denim pinafore dress features embroidered hearts on the pockets in gold thread // £48

Boss Lady Patch

For every boss lady there is a perfect patch, this on from Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes is in blue with silver stitching // £6 (also available as a pin)

Heart Nips Unisex Tee

Screen printed in Sheffield by Dogbreath Apparel, this Unisex fit Tee is also available in black // £16

Nutella Enamel Pin

Designed by Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes in Glasgow, an essential for any chocolate spread fan // £7

Love You Ankle Grazer

Handmade in Sheffield by Syd & Mallory these easy to wear denim crops are finished with red velvet hearts all over the front // £38


Bringing the Colour & Sparkle back!

Come the f**k on Spring!

Come the f**k on Spring!

Hey Everyone, I don't know about you but I'd like Spring to get it's sunny ass in gear and get here already!! I mean COME ON DUDE! It's nearly Easter, we are done with the weird weather and Snow!

In an attempt to bring some light and sparkle back into the grim few days we have before Spring attempts to arrive again this weekend here's a run down of the most bright and glittery items now in store!

Also don't forget that this coming Saturday 24th March is Morgs & Jen's Sewcial Clubs "Hop into Spring" Crafting Workshop, at the Taproom SE8 from 2pm. Bag one of the few remaining spaces HERE

It's being held during the, what looks to be quite epic food & beer festival Deptford Beer Feast (free entry!), down at Deptford Market Yard all afternoon, so there's plenty to do for the whole gang!

Metallic Pink Leather Choker

Hand Made by Esoteric London, also available in Gold // £32

Glitter Prickly Tits Cactus Unisex Tee


Handmade in Sheffield by Syd & Mallory this exclusive design for Thunder & Lightning, features glittery cactus's stitched onto Unisex Fit Pink Cotton Tees // £28

Angela Printed Cotton Trouser 

Designed in London, ethically manufactured in India by Krissyfied Boutique // £24 (was £38)

The Acid Test Risograph Print by Becky Liddiard 

From a limiteds run of 25 each A3 print is signed & numbered by the SE London based artist // £20 (supplied unframed)

Rainbow Colour wheel Enamel Pin

Designed in Glasgow by Hand Over Your Fairycakes, wear a Rainbow everyday! // £7

Blue Glitter Acrylic Heart Necklace

Handmade in Hackney, London by From Nic Love // £35 (also available in Red)

Cosmic Denim Ankle Grazers

Gold Glitter Stars hand stitched onto loose fitting denim cropped trousers by Syd & Mallory // £36 (also available with Red Velvet Hearts)

Metallic Gold Leather Cuff

Handmade in SE London by Esoteric London, this lazer cut cuff is also available as a Choker and in Pink // £24


New Stock Just Landed :) Glitter Star & Velvet Heart Denim Ankle Grazers!!

Check out the awesome new ankle grazer denim trousers that have just landed in store today from Syd & Mallory!

Available in sizes Small - XL they are a super easy to wear loose slightly peg leg fit with elastic waist. Choose from either the Velvet Heart Love You or Cosmic Glitter star applique hand made in Syd & Mallory's Sheffield Studio



NEW ARRIVALS! New Pins & Rainbow Socks! OH MY!

The fresh new arrivals in stock this week are some awesome new Pins and super cute socks from the brilliant Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes a Thunder & Lightning fave! The designer Sally McAdam designs everything from her Glasgow based studio.

First up a must for any Legends of Zelda nerds out there, take a look at this brilliant Heart Container Enamel Pin / £7

Next up something for the Nutella addicts out there! 

Nutella Enamel Pin / £7

Finally we have these adorable Pastel Rainbow Socks / £8.50

I'm wearing a pair right now! They are super soft not to mentioned designed and made in the UK

Size: Socks are one size only and fit a UK 5-10/ European 38-43/ USA 7-12


Thunder & Lightning's top picks for Christmas Gifts!

How's your Christmas shopping going guys, I hope you are keeping calm...there's only a couple of weeks to go!

If you are anything like me the thought of braving the high street at this time of year is overwhelming, in fact i've pretty much bought all my Christmas presents for friends and family online, from local independent retailers or made them myself!

There's still time to order a few awesome bits from what Thunder & Lightning has to offer, the last date for orders to guarantee delivery before Christmas is Wednesday 20th December, so get those orders in fast!

To help give you some ideas here are my top picks for presents for your faves!

I just love these glitter acrylic heart necklaces from Nic Love, they are handmade in London and are available in Red and Blue for £35 each head over to the ACCESSORIES section now to bag yourself one.

The butter soft real leather chokers and cuffs will beautifully mould to fit the body with wear. The stunning foiled finish will not crack, peel or fade and with care can be worn proudly for years to come!

Foil leather outer, suede lined and have an adjustable stud fastening (2.5cm width choker & 2cm cuff) and available in Hot Pink or Gold. Handmade in South East London by Escoteric London. The Choker is £35 and the Cuff is £24

One of my favourite items in stock at the moment is this hand screen printed Unisex Tshirt by Dogbreath Apparel, featuring an Anime inspired design on the front. These are available in Sizes S - L (the large will fit up to an 16-18 for the girls) and is £20, don't forget to check out the other T-Shirt designs also available, all made to order in the UK.

Next I have the ultimate new home accessory to cheer up any doorway, these are my handmade pom pom and tassel door swag. Available in several colours & commissions are also welcome i'm happy to make them in any colour. They are £14 each and each one is completely unique!

Finally if you are after some stocking fillers, secret santa presents or an extra little treat for under a tenner (in fact none of these are over £7) than look no further than the lovely range of pins and patches that you can find HERE 


Pop Up Shop @ waterintobeer, Brockley SE4 - Saturday 16th December 2017

I'm really looking forward to my next pop up shop which will be held at waterintobeer in Brockley SE4 London, a craft Beer Bottle Shop & Homebrewing Supplies spot.

Come along from midday for a good shop of my wares, including some great new items that have recently arrived in stock, plus endless salty popcorn and an excellent range of craft beers, full details can be found HERE . If that's not all once the pop up is finished around 6pm there will be a Music Improv performance on that same evening and you can find out more about the performance & purchase tickets HERE

Also if you bring one of my flyers or mention you heard about the pop up on the blog or social media I'll give you a cheeky 10% off any purchase (not applicable to the beer i'm afraid!)


NEW STOCK ALERT! Unisex Barbed Wire Sweatshirt by Syd & Mallory

These cool new unisex sweatshirts have just landed from Syd & Mallory's latest Winter drop and perfect timing too seeing as the mercury has dropped to proper wintery levels!

Bag yourself one of the beauts in sizes Small - XL unisex fit at £36.00 each. Numbers are limited so bag one whilst you can 


NEW STOCK ALERT! Pom Pom creations from Thunder & Lightning

As always I have been busy crafting in any spare moment & this time I've produced a small range of brightly coloured pom pom keyrings, brooches and even a mini pom pom garland!

All handmade and all mega cute!

Here's a preview of my faves, check out the rest in the ACCESSORIES section!

Prices start at £4, pretty good for something totally unique and handcrafted I think :) 


NEW STOCK ALERT ! Flash yer tits sheer top by Syd & Mallory

Check out what had just landed at Thunder & Lightning from one of my fave's Syd & Mallory!

The Flash yer tits sheer tee, is made from a black mesh in a boxy cropped shape, finished with silver metallic, leatherette lightning bolts appliqued on the front. Available in sizes S - XL at £23.00 each, they will fit a range of sizes from 8 - 18, each is hand made to order in Syd & Mallory's Sheffield workshops.

Flash Yer tits sheer


NEW STOCK ALERT! - Dogbreath Apparel

Wheeeeee hey guys I've got some new stock appearing online this week from a new to Thunder & Lightning, Brand Dogbreath Apparel based in Sheffield where all the items are designed and made!

Just take a look at my fave picks below and see the rest of the new additions now available via the website, I'm already coveting one in every colour and style!

First up we have the I am Sad Anime Print T-shirt £20 in Sizes S / M / L Unisex Fit

Then next up this super cute canvas Bee & Beetle zip up clutch for £15



I have been busy creating some new yarn based accessories, this time for your home! I am happy to introduce to you a new line in Door Swag! Brightly coloured home accessories made up of pom poms and mega tassels attached to a plaited yarn cord with loop at the top to hang over any boring door or handle or corner of a shelf to bring a fluffy splash of colour into your home!

Head over to the accessories section now and grab yourself one, each is a complete one off so totally unique!


NEW STOCK & BACK IN STOCK - Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes

WHEEEEE the Boss Lady Patches & Pins, plus the Gin & Tonic and Lazer Gun Pins are back in stock from the epic Scottish brand Hand Over Your Fairy Cakes!

Not only that a couple of new designs have sneaked in too! There's a cute Fish in a Bag pin reminiscent of those poor little fishes you used to win at the fair and for all you Thunder Cats Fans a Sword of Omen's Pin! 



Dromsjel Signed Prints now available online!

If you have visited my shop or one of my pop ups you will have probably seen the marvellous prints I exclusively stock in the UK for Berlin based artist Drømsjel also know as Pierre Schmidt. 

These wonderful prints, each signed & stamped from limited print runs are all A3 size high quality printed on 300 gsm matte paper and now available to buy ONLINE!

Each is from a Limited run of only 20!



NEW STOCK! McIndoe Designs Toucan Unisex Striped Top

A fab new Unisex fit top from South East London babe Maddy of McIndoe Designs has jest landed in Thunder & Lightning!

Available in sizes Small - Large this unisex fit jersey top features a Navy & White Stripe with a super kitsch Toucan patch on the front!

Head instore or to the online shop to bag yourself this beauty!


NEW STOCK! Awesome Pins from Punky Pins

A fab drop of super cool pins & patches from Punky Pins have now arrived instore & online.

My fave has to be the pair of Rose Buds Pins & Don't Be a Prick Patch! pop over to the Accessories section of the website or instore now to bag yourself something to seriously up your pin & patch game!


NEW STOCK! Flying Ducks Pins by Luke Drozd

Some fabulous new pins have just arrived instore & online at Thunder & Lightning

A set of 3 pins in a tribute to the ultimate icon of mid-century, middle class suburbia - the flying ceramic ducks. Created by the excellent SE London based artist Luke Drozd

Inspired by Beswick's wall-mounted ceramics that graced many a UK home, this lapel pin set features three ducks to make even the most drab outfit kitsch-cool (largest 30mm in length, smallest 22mm in length)

Each pin is 4 colour, epoxy coated, gold enamel lapel pin with a butterfly clutch and comes on a wallpaper themed backing card. Bag yourself a set for £12 today!


NEW STOCK! Alternative Scouting for Girls & Boys Merit Badges by Luke Drozd

A restock of the awesome & very popular Alternative Scouting Patches by Luke Drozd, a Peckham, SE London based artist have finally arrived instore & online!

The are based on a comic strip by the same artist called Threnodies Book, based in a world where scouting is a lot more fun!

Each patch can be sewn or ironed onto your chosen jacket, bag or scouting sash. Each measure 4.5cm in diameter and each comes on it's own display card and are £4.50 each


NEW STOCK! Prints from Becky Liddiard

Some fabulous new prints from the epic London based illustrator and artist Becky Liddiard have just landed instore & online here at Thunder & Lightning.

Becky is based walking distance away from the shop & I am in love with her work! Many of the prints I am stocking are from limited print runs so bag one quickly before they go.