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Diane Von Furstenberg and the CFDA launch charity auction for Hurricane Sandy

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At an estimated cost of $20 billion, the 'superstorm' Hurricane Sandy devastated large areas of the US East Coast, including swathes of downtown locations in New York City. The CFDA and Vogue have launched Fashion For Sandy Relief, a charity auction aimed at raising money to help rebuild storm-struck homes and businesses. 

A massive storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy hit New York City on October 29, flooding streets, tunnels, cutting power in and around the city, and crippling the transportation system.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, led by their president Diane von Furstenberg, has joined forces with Vogue magazine and New York City's Mayor Bloomberg to launch an online auction of "amazing fashion experiences" designed to raise money for the city's reconstruction efforts.

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