Rachel Burchfield

I write about interesting people, places, and things.

Coffee and Magazines

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Selected recent work:



“Renée Rouleau on 25 Years as a Successful Skincare Brand Founder”

“Laura Geller on Why Her Models Will Now Exclusively Be Over 40” 


“How to Put Your Sorority Experience on Your Resume” 

Country Living

“Miranda Lambert Told Us Everything About the Making of Her New Album, The Marfa Tapes”


“Inside Prince Harry and William’s Feud – And How Meghan Markle Joining the Family Deepened the Divide” 

"Inside Kate Middleton’s ‘Strategic’ Pursuit of Prince William" 


“Tera Peterson Drops Her Skincare Routine”

“Victoria Beckham Drops Her Skin-Care Routine”

“Meghan Markle Isn’t the Problem”

“Could Queen Elizabeth II Be the Last Queen of England?” 

“Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton Send Messages Through Their Style. Elizabeth Holmes Deciphers Them.” 


“Are We Inching Closer to Fashion Without Gender?”

“Glossy Instagram Strategies Forum Recap: How Can Brands Use Instagram to Its Fullest Potential?”

“The Rise of the Creator House”

“A New Book and More Beauty: Inside Rebecca Minkoff’s Plans for 2021” 

Harper's BAZAAR

“No, Not Everyone ‘Needs’ Retinol”

“Skincare Secrets from Meghan Markle’s Favorite Facialists” 

“This Will Mark Kate Middleton’s 10th Year of Being a Duchess. Here’s How She Changed Royal Fashion Forever.”

“How to Wear Nail Polish Like Kate and Meghan” 

“How Kate and Meghan Are Staying Fit in Quarantine” 

“How to Wear Fragrance Like Meghan and Kate” 


“Meghan Markle’s Earrings ‘Scandal’ Is Nothing Compared to These Headline-Making Royal Jewelry Moments” 

“Why Kate Got Diana’s Ring, But Meghan Got Her Watch” 

Marie Claire

“Whatever Happened to Archewell Audio?”

“Don’t Call Allison Statter Kim Kardashian’s Best Friend” 


"Revealing Memories of George H.W. Bush – Including How Secret Service Carried Him to Say Goodbye to Barbara"

Southern Living

“The Difference Between a State Funeral and a Ceremonial Funeral, Plus More Royal Mourning Traditions Explained”

“Secure Your Title of Most Likeable Colleague By Following This Work-From-Home Etiquette Rule in 2021” 

“Every Single One of the Best Christmas Style Moments from Duchess Kate and Princess Charlotte”

“How the Royal Family’s Christmas Traditions Will Adapt to an Unusual Year” 

Vanity Fair

“What’s Next for Sentaler, the Coat Brand Loved By Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle, and More” 

“Tina Turner Has the Secret for Happiness, and She’s Sharing It" 


“Royal Sibling Relationships Have Always Been Complicated”

Stay tuned for upcoming pieces with outlets like Bustle and W!


The Latest from What Meghan Wore

“News Update – What’s Happening with Harry and Meghan These Days?”

“Meghan’s Summer Style and Introducing Buen Dia”


The Latest from Podcast Royal

“Episode 34: Back-To-School Fashion Inspo from Royal Kiddos, Lady Kitty Spencer Ties the Knot, Plus Fun Facts About the Royal Families of Europe”

Thank you so much to The Evening Standard for naming Podcast Royal one of its “10 Royal Podcasts to Satisfy Your Regal Cravings”!

The Latest from I'd Rather Be Reading

“Episode 11: Karen Alpert on Raising Good Kids”

Appearances on Other Podcasts

“The Style That Binds Us – Fashion Diplomacy: How Royals and Politicians Send Messages Through Their Clothing”

Say It Southern Podcast, Episode 119

Kennedy Dynasty Podcast, “The Style and Influence of Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy”

Us Weekly’s “Royally Us” Podcast, Episode 8

Stay tuned this summer for my appearance on History of the 90s!

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


Victoria Beckham | Miranda Lambert | Tina Turner | Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Designers

Jenna Lyons | Ann Mashburn | Rebecca Minkoff | Misha Nonoo | Cynthia Rowley | Kendra Scott | Bojana Sentaler

Beauty Gurus

Sonya Dakar | Shani Darden | Laura Geller | Nichola Joss | Tera Peterson | Renee Rouleau | Kate Somerville | Dr. Barbara Sturm | Sarah Gibson Tuttle | Joanna Vargas


Dr. Jeanine Downie | Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank | Dr. Rajani Katta | Dr. Howard Murad | Dr. Heidi Waldorf | Dr. Patricia Wexler

British Royal Family Experts

Victoria Arbiter | Rachel Bowie | Roberta Fiorito | Elizabeth Holmes | Bethan Holt | Samir Hussein | Clive Irving | Robert Lacey | Andrew Morton | Victoria Murphy | Katie Nicholl | Omid Scobie | Ingrid Seward | Michelle Tauber

Founders and CEOs

Ariane Goldman | Aliza Licht | Allison Statter

Fashion, Beauty, and Entertainment Journalist and Milk Makeup Cofounder Zanna Roberts Rassi

Actress, Writer, and Author Jill Kargman

Former Harper's Bazaar Editor-In-Chief Kate Betts

ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton

Top Chef Contestant Roscoe Hall

Etiquette Expert Myka Meier 

Miss Alabamas Lauren Bradford and Tiara Pennington

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Columnist John Archibald 

More Authors Than Can Fit on This Page!

Coming Soon: Stacy London

Areas of Expertise

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

I am always looking for new opportunities to collaborate and tell interesting stories. I firmly believe everyone has a story and that everyone’s story is worth telling – this is why I write!

Take a look at some of work at the tabs above and see if we might be a good fit.

I look forward to getting to know you!