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Tori Kelly is no stranger to collabs. From Country Banger with Chris Lane to Gospel Track with Kirk Franklin, Kelly has proven herself to be the ultimate doubles partner. Now, the Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Has Partnered with Do-Gooding Sunglasses Company DIFF Eyewear On a collection of staple frames that can blend seamlessly into any wardrobe. Each of Kelly’s three signature pairs of eyewear are style-bending just like the musician, making them the perfect accessory for any signature style.
“I was keeping in mind, ‘How do I make this collection as versatile as possible?’ Because that’s how my life is, I think other people can enjoy it too,” explains Kelly Rolling StoneI. “I wanted to have my own pair that guys could wear to the grocery store or just hang around in their car. Something super casual. But I also wanted pairs that could transition into something more formal — like going out with the girls . Something that can enhance a look.”
The singer was excited to receive the call from DIFF, a company known for its celebrity collabs. (Previous collections have been designed by HER, Jonathan Van Ness and Demi Lovato.)
“DIFF gave me a ton of creative freedom and it was very collaborative,” Kelly says. “In the beginning, I was also a little overwhelmed because there are just so many different styles that I could do. And it’s like, how do we narrow it down and choose the colors? But it was an amazing process and it was really fun to exercise the creative muscles in a different way than I am known for doing music. it was great fun.”
Fun with a purpose. Each DIFF purchase helps provide the gift of vision to someone in need. In fact, since 2015, DIFF has helped more than 2.7 million people in need of access to vision care and eyewear.
For her collection, Kelly designed three new styles: Spruce, Shine On, and Futuristic Lover. The Spruce Festive Black features a classic design with fun colors in gray and tortoise brown gradients. shine on Cherry blossom and matte-black are a fresh take on trending tea shades in blue mirror. Smooth futuristic Lover Champagne Brown and Black Gray has a sharp and thin cat’s eye shape. This also happens to be his current fountain.
“It changes a lot, but lately I’ve been reaching for black futuristic lovers who are like cat eyes,” she says. “I didn’t expect to grab that pair at first, but they go with anything and they elevate a look. Even if I’m sweaty, I’m like, ‘Oh, that feels good!’ I think that’s what’s fun about this line: It’s pulling me in to have fun with new looks. The glasses are inspiring me.”
Style isn’t the only place Kelly is finding inspiration right now. In addition to your children’s book, curly girl bluesand her recent turn in the animated film sing 2 She’s working on a new album—and she couldn’t be happier.
“I’m working on new music, which I’m like, dizzy. You can probably hear it in my voice,” she laughs. “I can’t say much, but it’s definitely a go-to for me. New, fresh sound. John Bellion is working on it with me and I’m super, super excited for people to hear it. And even to visit again. It’s been a long time since I’ve been doing this, so I’m really looking forward to getting out there and seeing the fans. ,