Born in Ridgefield, Marian Christy moved to Cambridge, Mass., when she was very younger. She grew up in an emotionally abusive family, she stated, the place her father discouraged her at each flip, telling her she would by no means quantity to a lot.
Regardless of his phrases, she not solely went on to have a profitable profession however a revolutionary one. Overlaying the trend and couture world for the Boston Globe from 1965 to 1991, she was the primary American trend editor to transcend straight reporting on what designers have been displaying on the runways. As an alternative, she started editorializing on what she noticed and have become often called “Ms. Why” for her fondness for asking her interviewees ‘why’ questions.