2010 March 23

The Chicest Cadeaux for Stefano

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Chic would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to new W editor in chief Stefano Tonchi. He's sure to be buried under a pile of flowers at the moment, but if you're still looking for the perfect gift for the man of the hour, look no further:

Magnolia is the florist of choice for the chic set—because of course, not just any fleurs will do. We hear Tonchi loves everything but orchids…THE DETAILS: Magnolia, 436 Hudson, (212) 243 7302

A Valextra briefcase. He’ll need a shiny new attaché for his first day of school, er, work, and nothing but this Italian luxury brand will do. Sleek and understated, it’s quietly confident, but commands the respect he so richly deserves. THE DETAILS: $4,660, barneys.com

We all know that there’s a definite table hierarchy at Monkey Bar (if you can get a table at all), but now that Stefano’s joined the Condé club, Graydon needs to welcome him with open arms—and a table upgrade. Give him Madge’s usual spot tonight! THE DETAILS: Monkey Bar, 60 East 54th Street, (212) 207-9085

And while we’re at it with the dinner plans—Tonchi’s assistant-to-be would do well to snag Daniel Bouloud’s personal email address, for those last minute reservations at "DB." (It's your new haunt, love, get used to it!) A burger stuffed with truffles and foie gras is a perfect stress-buster. THE DETAILS: DB Bistro Moderne, 55 West 44th Street, (212) 391-2400

Champagne may be the traditional boisson for all things celebratory, but we’ll bet Tonchi would prefer to toast his new position with a bottle from his native country. This 1985 Biondi Santi Brunello Di Montalcino should do nicely. THE DETAILS: $499.99, wallywine.com

A Metrocard. Peut-être they’ll comp the car and driver for a month or deux as a welcome gift, but those Condé cutbacks are no laughing matter. Remember: to get from the West Village to 1166 Avenue of the Americas, you’ll probably want to take the 1, 2, or 3 to Times Square. THE DETAILS: Monthly unlimited Metrocard, $89, http://mta.info/

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