Stefano Tonchi in the Hamptons

The Observer’s Chloe Malle ran into Stefano Tonchi over the weekend at a benefit hosted by Calvin Klein and Vanity Fair in Bridgehampton.

Of his new role as editor of W, Stefano Tonchi, in a sleek, slate double-breasted jacket, told the Transom, “I’m just starting to enjoy it. We just finally closed on the first issue, so I can relax more.” Though when asked if he had any travel plans for August, the former T Magazine editor replied almost manically: “No! We start to close October next Monday. We just finished September. We are very late. We are very late with September, so there is no time in between.

“I live about one block that way,” he said, pointing south toward Montauk Highway. “I could have walked here,” the long-faced Italian paused, “but I didn’t.”

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