Christy DeSmith

Staff writer | Niche Products
Christy DeSmith has a background in magazines. Before joining the Star Tribune, she was an editor at The Rake, Mpls.St.Paul and Boston magazines. She also has a career as a freelance writer, specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel. Her work has appeared in American Craft, Boston Globe and Delta Sky, among many other publications.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

Movies: 'Smart People' superficial at best

Ignorance is bliss in anti-intellectual "Smart People."

Updated: April 10, 2008, - 11:55 AM

Christy Desmith: Have dollars -- will spend locally

A shopping spree is in order -- for goods and services made and done right in Minnesota.

Updated: April 05, 2008, - 05:26 PM

Movie review: 'Flawless' is stylish, suspenseful

The real bad guys in this '60s heist flick are sexist corporate executives.

Updated: March 27, 2008, - 05:10 PM

Movies: 'Flawless' a his & her heist

A stylish '60s heist film for middle-managers crowd.

Updated: March 27, 2008, - 12:26 PM

Settling for Mr. Not Quite Right

A recent magazine article implores single women-of-a-certain-age to overlook all manner of male shortcomings. But some smack-talking spinsters still mutter "I don't."

Updated: March 18, 2008, - 03:44 PM

Fashion: Home-sewn

Fashion and Minnesota are not mutually exclusive, as those behind a Minneapple version of NYC Fashion Week would like to remind us.

Updated: September 17, 2007, - 06:06 PM

Fashion: So long, thong. Take a walk, Crocs.

Farewell to the fashion faux pas of summer.

Updated: August 18, 2007, - 02:29 PM

Style: Fashion Night at the O.K. Corral

Go West, young fashionista. With Glamorama's Western theme, Macy's seems, at first glance, to be bucking fall trends. But hold your horses. Here are some ways to play along without losing your sense of style (or dignity).

Updated: August 10, 2007, - 08:33 PM

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