Stefano Tonchi (born 10 October 1959, Florence, Italy) is the editor of W magazine.
He was previously editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Having previously worked at Esquire and L'Uomo Vogue, Tonchi's editorial roots are in what he calls "niche" publications, he revealed in a 2007 interview in 032c magazine. In the same interview he also told the magazine that "tradition and 'good taste' are [...] the enemy of change and evolution."
Tonchi was listed, along with other members of a so-called "queer cabal" at The New York Times, as #7 in Out magazine's "Power 50" in 2007.
Stefano Tonchi was named Editor-in-Chief of W magazine in March 2010. Most recently, Mr. Tonchi was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, which he introduced in 2004 after serving as Style Editor at the Sunday Times Magazine. Under his leadership, T increased to 15 issues annually, expanded internationally, launched a companion website, and was nominated for multiple National Magazine Awards. In 2008, T was awarded Magazine of the Year from the Society of Publication Designers...
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