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Web Snob September 4, 2015

KIM_2124 Check out the latest in fashion news here…

Phillip Lim’s spring 2016 show will feature an installation by American artist and architect Maya Lin in celebration of the brand’s 10th anniversary. [Vogue]

Get the Olsen look with a new dry shampoo that the designers just launched as part of their Elizabeth and James Nirvana line. [Pret-a-Reporter]

For the sixth time in ten years, Christopher Kane was named Scottish Designer of the Year at a ceremony held in London last night. [i-D]

Alexa Chung aims to blur the lines of fashion with a new docuseries for Vogue UK that features designer guests like Christopher Kane, Simon Porte Jacquemus, Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing and more. [Fashionista]

She might not be giving tickets away like Riccardo Tisci, but Rebecca Minkoff is opening the doors to everyone with the release of a $24 virtual reality headset that allows audiences to see the final walk of her fall 2015 show. [Racked]

New images lensed by photographer Craig McDean feature Rihanna in a mesh dress that’s a little NSFW. Shot for Dior Mag, the house’s newest spokesperson (and the first black woman with the coveted title) is featured in designs from Raf Simons’ AW15 collection. [Dazed Digital]

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group’s chief creative officer Lubov Azria reveals five things only a designer would know about NYFW. [Who What Wear]

Just days before the start of NYFW, the CFDA’s Steven Kolb and Diane von Furstenberg sent a letter to members reminding them of the council’s health initiative and encouraging diversity on the runways. [WWD]

Update: Read NET-A-PORTER founder Natalie Massanet’s goodbye email to her staff at the company. Earlier this week, news broke that she would be resigning (leaving with millions from sales of her shares in the company) amid a merger with online fashion retailer Yoox. [Grazia Daily]

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