The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Fashion Folk Come Together to Raise Money for Hurricane Sandy Victims, ‘Furkenstocks’ Are Spring 2013’s It-Shoe, and Parson’s School of Design to Reopen in Paris

• The fashion community is stepping up to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The CFDA and Vogue will launch their Fashion for Sandy Relief  today with an online auction at Items up for purchase include a front-row seat at New York Fashion Week right next to Anna and the gang (à la Nicki Minaj at Carolina Hererra Spring 2012,), a stay at Diane Von Furstenberg‘s home on Harbor Island, and much more. Tory Burch is joining the CFDA and Vogue to organize a designer sale  at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Friday. Peruse the wares of Marc Jacobs, Carolina Herrera, and others for a worthy cause. Michael Kors is also doing his part, pledging to donate $1 million to the America Red Crosss. (WWD)

 • In Jesus, Take The Wheel news, according to WWD and Beth Buccini, co-owner of high-end retailer Kirna Zabête, Céline‘s fur-lined spring 2013 flat sandals or “furkenstocks” as they call them, are next season’s new it-shoe. “The furkenstocks went above and beyond my wildest imagination, I could not have loved them more. When I think back on the entire spring season across the board, that is the one item that really sticks in my head as cheeky, new, innovative and fun and comfortable.” Uh, Fashion Bombers, would you wear these? (WWD)

• How could they do this to poor Anne Hathaway? (Refinery 29)

• Parson’s School for Design is reopening its Paris location. Next fall, students will flood in to the school’s newly-renovated  45 rue Saint-Roch building, bright eyed, bushy-tailed, and ready to learn. The school also plans to open other international legs in Shanghai, Mumbai, and another location in China in the next few years. (Vogue UK)

Daphne Guinness is a goddess on the cover of this month’s Harper’s Bazaar China, photographed by David LaChappelle. (Design Scene)

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