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1. Sam Smith suffered from vocal cord hemorrhage and has had to cancel tour dates -- and we can hear hearts breaking across the world. (Billboard)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith poses in the press room at the 57th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 8: Katy Perry & Sam Smith during The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Francis Specker/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 8: Mary J. Blige & Sam Smith perform during The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 8: Winner, Sam Smith, during The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Sam Smith arrives for the Universal Music Group 2015 Post GRAMMY Party - Arrivals at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown LA on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer/songwriter Sam Smith speaks onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith arrives at the 57th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artist Sam Smith attends The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Taylor Swift (R) hugs Sam Smith onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith (L) and songwriter William Phillips attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Sam Smith attends The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith poses in the press room at the 57th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Neil Portnow (L) and singer Sam Smith attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artist Sam Smith performs onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artist Sam Smith performs onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith (L) and guest attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Singer Sam Smith, producer/sound engineer Jimmy Napes and songwriter William Phillips attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Singer Sam Smith, producer/sound engineer Jimmy Napes and songwriter William Phillips attend The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Songwriter William Phillips, recording artist Sam Smith, and Songwriter/Producer Jimmy Napes onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artists Mary J. Blige (L) and Sam Smith perform onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer/songwriter Sam Smith onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith performs 'Stay With Me' onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artists Sam Smith (L) and Enrique Iglesias onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artist Sam Smith attends The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer-songwriter Sam Smith, winner of Record of the Year and Song of the Year for 'Stay with Me,' Best Pop Vocal Album for 'In the Lonely Hour,' and Best New Artist, poses in the press room during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Sam Smith accepts the Record of the Year award for 'Stay With Me' onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Singers Mary J. Blige (L) and Sam Smith perform 'Stay With Me' onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artists Mary J. Blige (L) and Sam Smith perform onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording artists Mary J. Blige (L) and Sam Smith perform onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
Winner For Best Song of the Year Sam Smith acknowledges his trophy on the stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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2. Happy birthday Jessica Alba! The Hollywood star turns 34 today, April 28th. See her style transformation below:
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Jessica Alba'a Style Transformation
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Jessica attends the "Apt Pupil" Premiere on October 6, 1998 in a perfect-for-fall outfit, with dark colors from head to toe.
At the "Never Been Kissed" Premiere, we're not surprised to see Jessica in this classic late-'90s, early 2000s style.
Jessica wore this floral maxi dress to the 27th Annual People's Choice Awards.
Alba embraced winter whites for the Golden Globe Awards.
Casual and sheer was all Jessica needed for a great VH1 Big in 2002 Awards outfit.
Jessica wore this fitted halter to the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 11th Annual Oscar party.
Alba wore a white top and jeans to the 2003 ESPY Awards.
We love the pop of red on this strapless dress for the 4th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards.
Jessica Alba in a Louis Verdad Dress during SKYY Vodka and Maxim Magazine Party. 
Jessica chose a lime green ruched dress for the VH1 Divas Benefitting The Save The Music Foundation.
Jessica went for a summery vibe during The 2004 Teen Choice Awards.
Red and strapless is the perfect dress for the "Sin City" Premiere.
Jessica looked stunning during the 2005 Cannes Film Festival Premiere of "Sin City."
Jessica chose a dress embellished with pretty butterflies for the 2005 MTV Movie Awards. 
Jessica Alba attended the "Into the Blue" Premiere in a tea-length strapless dress.
Jessica wore this champagne lace, open-backed dress to the Academy Awards, and was a show-stopper.
Jessica looked lovely in this silver strapless dress during the "Costume Institute Gala" at the Met.
One of our favorite combos: black and gold.
Alba wore this classic look to the 7th Annual El Sueno De Esperanza Gala.
Jessica was glowing in this feathered strapless gown at the 80th Annual Academy Awards.
Jessica debuted new bangs with this intricately-adorned black gown at the Keep A Child Alive Organization's 5th annual Black Ball.
Jessica attended the Film Independent's 2009 Independent Spirit Awards and looked positively lovely in this lavender dress with her bright floral clutch.
Feminine ruffles are always in style, and Jessica went for a classic look of black and white.
Continuing the black and white look, Jessica wore this dress with an interesting neckline to a book launch party.
We love the dress, but we are totally distracted by that bling!
Between Jessica's amazing hair cut, dress and platform heels, her outfit for the "Valentine's Day" Los Angeles premiere was a huge win.
If anyone can pull off this tight leather dress, it's Ms. Alba.  She looked amazing!
Jessica attended the 2010 White House Correspondents Association Dinner in a gorgeous peplum gown.
Jessica chose a gold and black sequined dress for a screening of "Machete."
We can't get enough of Jessica's dress for the BAFTAs, and the perfect pop of red on her lips!
A pregnant Alba looked stunning for the CFDA Fashion Awards.
In a fun twist on a classic dress, Jessica sparkled at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
Jessica looked lovely at the Golden Globes in this lavender embellished gown.
Metallic was (and still is!) very in, and Jessica rocked this dress for the Costume Institute Gala.
We love a girl that makes bold fashion choices, and this dress is certainly one of those.
One of the most talked about -- and loved -- dresses from this year's Golden Globes, Alba hit it out of the park with this coral gown.
Sleek from head to toe, Jessica looked gorgeous in this ensemble for the opening of Tommy Hilfiger's L.A. Flagship store.
One of our "hits" of the night, Jessica looked gorgeous as always in this flirty pastel dress at this year's Kids Choice Awards.
Could she be any more flawless?
Alba attended the Baby2Baby Gala in what may be our favorite dress of 2013 - of all the dresses worn by anyone.
Always chic, Jessica killed it at the Christian Dior 2014 Autumn/Winter show at Paris Fashion Week.
We loved Jessica's crop top and high waisted skirt at this year's MTV Movie Awards.
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3. This new bike washing machine lets you work out WHILE you wash your clothes -- the epitome of multi-tasking. (Huffington Post)

4. Style.com is being spun into Conde Nast's e-commerce platform, and anyone seeking the runway reviews and roundups from each season of Fashion Week can look to Voguerunway.com, a new section of Vogue's U.S. site. (WWD) See the biggest trends from last Fashion Week, below:
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ORANGE | Victoria Beckham Fall/Winter 2015

There was so. much. orange. this season, and we're not complaining! Talk about a pop of color.

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ORANGE | Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2015

Naeem Khan is a true master of the gown and by doing this ombre gown in shades of orange, he caught our eyes and hearts.

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ORANGE | Jenny Packham Fall/Winter 2015

Packham will always be a favorite of ours, but her bold color choices this season is positively thrilling. We can't wait to see which star wears this gown!

(Photo: Jacopo Raule via Getty Images)

ORANGE | Prabal Gurung Fall/Winter 2015

Prabal Gurung really committed to his color choices this season, with several looks in this vibrant shade.

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ORANGE | Narciso Rodriguez Fall/Winter 2015 

Continuing the orange trend, we're in love with these pale peachy hues at Narciso Rodriguez.

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FUR | Prabal Gurung Fall/Winter 2015

The key theme that radiated through Prabal Gurung's collection was "luxurious." The furs were outstanding.

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FUR | Michael Kors Fall/Winter 2015 

Michael Kors, ladies and gents! We bow down on a daily basis, but when we saw this coat we almost fainted.

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FUR | Jason Wu Fall/Winter 2015 

Sometimes a touch of fur is all you need.

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FUR | Ralph Lauren Fall/Winter 2015 

Ralph Lauren can do no wrong, and the fur in his fall collection added so much to his quintessential American aesthetic.

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FUR | Altuzarra Fall/Winter 2015 

Altuzarra did lots of fur necklines, making luxe coats with chic detailing.

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EMBELLISHED | Reem Acra Fall/Winter 2015

It won't be Fashion Week without some gorgeously embellished pieces. Reem Acra's intricate detailing was a standout among many.

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EMBELLISHED | Alice + Olivia Fall/Winter 2015

We love this studded number from Stacey Bendet's latest collection, just enough structure and shine.

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EMBELLISHED | Jenny Packham Fall/Winter 2015 

The queen of sparkle, Jenny Packham will always top our list of perfectly embellished gowns.

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EMBELLISHED | Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2015

A different kind of embellishment than we're used to, Khan didn't use your typical sequin on this dress.

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EMBELLISHED | J.Crew Fall/Winter 2015 

You'll never be surprised to see a little sparkle at J.Crew, and that's why it's just right.

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FEATHERED | Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2015

Feathers! What a fun trend, we'll be excited to see how they get incorporated into wardrobes this fall.

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FEATHERED | Marchesa Fall/Winter 2015 

A very cool way to strategically cover sheer fabrics, this Marchesa dress stuck with us.

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FEATHERED | Jenny Packham Fall/Winter 2015 

Last season Packham did fern leaves, this season peacock feathers. 

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FEATHERED | Lela Rose Fall/Winter 2015 

One of the more subtle looks that incorporated feathers, this Lela Rose dress might be the most wearable.

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FEATHERED | Alice + Olivia Fall/Winter 2015

So flirty yet elegant, we hope to see this ensemble on the red carpet.

(Photo: Courtesy of Alice + Olivia)

PINK | Marissa Webb Fall/Winter 2015 

This fall, we're seeing pink (again!). 

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PINK | Cushnie Et Ochs Fall/Winter 2015 

Whether it's head-to-toe pink or just a pop here and there, we're always on board.

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PINK | J.Crew Fall/Winter 2015

J.Crew will always support a pop of color even -- and especially -- during the fall and winter months. Would you expect anything less?

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PINK | Kate Spade New York Fall/Winter 2015 

Another constant supporter of color, we loved the shocking bright hues Kate Spade is using for fall.

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PINK | Delpozo Fall/Winter 2015 

How amazing is this KNIT dress from Delpozo?

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ASYMMETRICAL HEMLINES | Victoria Beckham Fall/Winter 2015 

Hemlines are not all created equal, as many designers celebrated this season.

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ASYMMETRICAL HEMLINES | Prabal Gurung Fall/Winter 2015

This gorgeous textured, shimmering number from Prabal is one of our favorites.

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ASYMMETRICAL HEMLINES | Reem Acra Fall/Winter 2015

The hemline of this dress gave it extra movement, and it is perfection. 

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ASYMMETRICAL HEMLINES | Monique Lhuillier Fall/Winter 2015 

High-low hemlines have been a trend for some time but the fabric of this dress makes it somehow seem more elegant.

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ASYMMETRICAL HEMLINES | Narciso Rodriguez Fall/Winter 2015 

A classic angled hemline in a crisp white fabric. Perfection.

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FRINGE | Marchesa Fall/Winter 2015 

We love seeing fringe come to the forefront for fall, in so many different ways.

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FRINGE | Rebecca Minkoff Fall/Winter 2015 

Rebecca Minkoff's fringed boot is SO EPIC. And so necessary!

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FRINGE | Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2015

Just a little bit of fringe, but just the right amount.

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FRINGE | Ralph Lauren Fall/Winter 2015 

Upgrade a classic look with a '70s boho vibe.

(Photo: Catwalking via Getty Images) 

FRINGE | Thomas Wylde Maison Fall/Winter 2015 

Trends are equally powerful in your accessories, and this bag is oh-so-cool.

(Photo: Neilson Barnard via Getty Images)

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5. Gordon Ramsay revealed last night the grossest thing he's ever eaten -- and it's seriously yuck (mac & cheese with an ingredient that is just. wrong.) Find out here!
Gordon Ramsay Reveals the Grossest Thing He's Ever Eaten


6. More than 3 million people are allergic to peanuts -- and that allergy can be deadly. A study suggests that giving peanuts to infants may reduce peanut allergies in later years. (Associated Press)

7. Starbucks is recalling one of its cookies. Because they did not specify that the cookies contain milk, all black and white cookies are being taken off the shelves in 13 states. (NBC New York)


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