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Rachel Burchfield

I write about interesting people, places, and things.

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Navigate to each of the tabs on this site to read my work from Allure, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Vogue, W, and more.

Articles Featured In

“The Prince with No Throne” — The New York Times

“Meghan Markle’s Invictus Games Style: An Exhaustive Analysis” — Glamour

“Princess Kate’s Red Manicure is More Significant Than You Might Think” — Marie Claire

“The 31 Best Shampoos and Conditioners, According to Marie Claire Editors” — Marie Claire

“The MC 50 2023”  — Marie Claire

“The 15 Best Books of 2023, As Chosen by Marie Claire Editors” — Marie Claire

“The 20 Most Anticipated Books of 2024, According to Marie Claire Editors” — Marie Claire

“The Best Everyday Lipsticks, According to Marie Claire Editors and Makeup Experts” — Marie Claire

“Why So Many of Us Are Obsessed with the Kate Middleton ‘Disappearance’ Drama” — Huffington Post

The Latest from Podcast Royal

“Episode 140: Prince Harry Is In the U.K. for the 10-Year Anniversary of the Invictus Games”

“This podcast feels like an escapist glossy magazine in audio form.” —The New York Times 

The Latest from I'd Rather Be Reading Season 11

“Episode 18: Adam Higginbotham on the Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster”

“Episode 19: Plum Sykes on Her Latest Novel, Which Takes Us Inside the World of the Glamorous, High-Society English Countryside and Introduces Us to ‘the Country Princess’”

“Episode 20: Happiness Expert Stephanie Harrison on What We’ve Gotten Wrong About Happiness Heretofore and How We Can Embrace the ‘New Happy’”

May We Never Forget September 11, 2001

“Southern Woman Reflects on Her Part in History” – Good Grit Magazine

I have had the honor of interviewing so many interesting people. Here are a few of them!


Mitch Albom | Victoria Beckham | Candace Bushnell | Andy Cohen | Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York | Sophie Grégoire Trudeau | Savannah Guthrie | Tamron Hall | Kirk Herbstreit | Miranda Lambert | Kathie Lee Gifford | James Patterson | Jada Pinkett Smith | Robin Roberts | Claudia Schiffer | Stephen A. Smith | Earl Charles Spencer | Tina Turner | Diane von Furstenberg | Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child

Fashion Designers and Experts

Aurora James | Stacy London | Jenna Lyons | Ann Mashburn | Jennifer Meyer | Rebecca Minkoff | Misha Nonoo | Cynthia Rowley | Kendra Scott | Bojana Sentaler

Beauty Gurus

Louisa Anthony | Chris Appleton | Jen Atkin | Erin Ayanian Monroe | Kristofer Buckle | Sonya Dakar | Shani Darden | Lawrence Davis | Tammy Fender | April Gargiulo | Laura Geller | Sally Hershberger | Jules Holdren | Nichola Joss | Julie Kendrick | Colleen Labaff | Sherri Berman Laurence | Deborah Lippmann | Sergio Lopez-Rivera | Daniel Martin | Jamie Leigh McIntosh | Valli O'Reilly | Tera Peterson | Carol Rasheed | Renee Rouleau | Kate Somerville | Dr. Barbara Sturm | Bernadette Thompson | Sarah Gibson Tuttle | Joanna Vargas | Jamika Wilson

Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Lara Devgan | Dr. Jeanine Downie | Dr. Dendy Engelman | Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank | Dr. Ranella Hirsch | Dr. Shereene Idriss | Dr. Rajani Katta | Dr. Harold Lancer | Dr. Orit Markowitz | Dr. Howard Murad | Dr. David Shafer | Dr. Heidi Waldorf | Dr. Patricia Wexler

British Royal Family Experts

Christopher Andersen | Victoria Arbiter | Sally Bedell Smith | Rachel Bowie | Lauren Cochrane | Roberta Fiorito | Lady Anne Glenconner | Sarah Gristwood | Robert Hardman | Elizabeth Holmes | Bethan Holt | Samir Hussein | Clive Irving | Chris Jackson | Robert Jobson | Penny Junor | Robert Lacey | Alexander Larman |  Angela Levin | Ian Lloyd | Valentine Low | Eloise Moran | Andrew Morton | Victoria Murphy | Katie Nicholl | Tom Quinn | Gareth Russell | Omid Scobie | Ingrid Seward | Kinsey Schofield | Michelle Tauber

American Heroes

Deena Burnett Bailey | U.S. Secret Service Agent Clint Hill

Founders and CEOs

Lauren "Lo" Bosworth | Pinky Cole | Paula Faris | Ariane Goldman | Sallie Krawcheck | Nicole Lapin | Aliza Licht | Erin Lowry | Zanna Roberts Rassi | Eve Rodsky | Sheri Salata | Allison Statter | Katie Sturino | Susan Swain | Alli Webb

Magazine Editors-in-Chief

Liz Baker Plosser | Kate Betts | Tina Brown | Bonnie Fuller | Amy Odell | Michele Promaulayko | Atoosa Rubenstein | Ann Shoket | Kate White


Drive By Truckers | Ruston Kelly | Lana Wood

Presidential Children

Patti Davis | Susan Ford | Luci Baines Johnson | Michael Reagan

Reality TV Stars and Experts

Monica Aldama | Hannah Brown | Kate Casey | Mallory Ervin | Cameron Hamilton and Lauren Speed Hamilton | Desiree Hartsock Siegfried | Audrina Patridge | Sadie Robertson Huff | Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino

Other Luminaries

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Columnist John Archibald | ABC Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton | Top Chef's Roscoe Hall | Jill Kargman | Sam McAlister | Etiquette Expert Myka Meier | Amanda Montell | Legendary Photographer Denis Reggie

More Authors Than Can Fit on This Page!

Areas of Expertise

Royal Families Around the World | Books | Fashion | Beauty | Society and Culture | Entertainment | Travel | Weddings | Homes and Interiors 

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