His new New York store is on the corner of Howard Street and Crosby Street in SoHo.
The decision could set a precedent and topple other beach bans that have caused an international furor.
With operations at 10 cargo container terminals shut down, about a dozen container ships sat offshore over the weekend, unable to unload or load cargo.
The space is the first major store design update for the brand since the opening of its store on Washington Street in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District in 2007.
One hundred or so staffers at the nearly two-year-old iPad magazine now face the possibility of layoffs.
Another 15,000 copies of Carine Roitfeld’s semiannual title have been ordered to replenish stands and will be available before Christmas.