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Amar’e Stoudemire for Vogue? Britney Spears for Fashion Week?

• Anna Wintour is rumored to be courting the Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire for a Vogue cover. [Page Six/NYP]

• Meanwhile, Carey Mulligan is Vogue’s October cover girl. [Catwalk Queen]

• Britney Spears is rumored to perform at Dasha Zukhova’s Pop magazine party during Fashion Week. [Daily Front Row]

• Rumors have begun about Prabal Gurung designing a capsule collection for Target. [Fashionista]

Betsey Johnson drinks bubbly “happy coffee” out of a white mug every evening at her office. “That way,” she says, “no one knows what I’m drinking.” [NYP]

• Simon Doonan will furnish his witticisms to every customer who buys a pair of his Havaiana flip-flops on Fashion’s Night Out. The Post talked to him about dating, shoes, and his daily beauty regimen: “I happen to be a natural beauty, so it requires very little effort to look this good. Showering and obsessive hand washing is my routine, plus copious amounts of Aesop Rind body balm, which makes me smell extra fruity.” [NYP]

Glamour magazine’s new promotional campaign includes the tagline “young & posh.” William J. Wackermann, senior vice-president and publishing director, likened the publication to “Fifth Avenue: big enough to do business, but chic enough to have a patina.” [NYT]

Jason Wu is launching his new house logo, Miss Wu, who appears in the form of a plump, wide-eyed owl on belts, knitwear, eyewear, and other accessories this season. [T Magazine/NYT]

Diane Von Furstenberg designed printed, wrap-style gowns for a hospital in Cleveland. [Elle]

Chanel Iman left Supreme Model Management for IMG. [Daily Front Row]

• The Rhinelander Mansion has been converted to a men’s-only Ralph Lauren store. [WWD]

Gucci now makes a $750,000 speedboat. [WWD]

Amar’e Stoudemire for Vogue? Britney Spears for Fashion Week?