Rachel Burchfield

I write about interesting people, places, and things.

Coffee and Magazines
 
 

Hello! It's good to meet you.

Selected recent work:

Allure

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

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

Bustle

“Misha Nonoo on Extending Sizes for Meghan’s ‘Husband Shirt’”

Cosmopolitan

“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”

ELLE

“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" 

Glamour

“Andy Cohen Literally Doesn’t Have Time for Self-Doubt” 

“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.”  

Glossy

“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

“How Do the Looks in Spencer Compare to Diana’s?” 

“The Definitive Guide to Pregnancy-Safe Skincare” 

“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” 

InStyle

“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” 

People

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

“Former First Children Open Up About Life in the White House – From Navigating Secret Service to Attending Prom” 

“Pigs in a Blanket, 74 Teens…But Sadly No Beach Boys: Remembering When the White House Hosted Prom” 

“This Michigan Family Is Fighting to Adopt Their Own Twins, Born Via Surrogate: ‘They’re Trying to Tear Us Apart’”

Thank you to Good Morning America for your added coverage of this important story!

“The Dads Whose Son’s Biological Mom Went from Stranger to Friend (and Now Possible Surrogate): ‘Incredible’”

Southern Living

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

“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” 

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

Vanity Fair

“25 Years Later, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy’s Wedding Dress Still Stuns” 

“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" 

Vogue

“Royal Sibling Relationships Have Always Been Complicated" 

W

“The Juiciest Royal Scandals Beyond Just the Brits” 

The Latest from What Meghan Wore

“It’s the Annual What Meghan Wore Mega-Holiday Gift Guide”

The Latest from Podcast Royal

“Episode 47: Christopher Andersen, Author of ‘Brothers and Wives’”

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 Season 3

“Episode 6: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Sex and the City”

Appearances on Other Podcasts and TV

Us Weekly’s “Royally Us” Podcast, Episode 8 , Episode 30

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

History of the 90s Podcast, “Supermodels”

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

Say It Southern Podcast, Episode 119

Wealth Edit Wednesday


Interviewing “The Dinner Darling” Lindsey Bell for Wealth Edit Wednesday

NBC’s Today Show, “JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette’s 25th Wedding Anniversary”

NBC's Today Show

“25 Years Since JFK Jr. Married Carolyn Bessette, Legacy of Camelot Endures”

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!

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

Fashion Designers and Experts

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

Beauty Gurus

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

Dermatologists 

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

British Royal Family Experts

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

American Heroes

Deena Burnett Bailey

Founders and CEOs

Ariane Goldman | Aliza Licht | Allison Statter

Legendary Actress Lana Wood

Singer-Songwriter Ruston Kelly

Michael Reagan, Son of President Ronald Reagan and Academy Award-Winning Actress Jane Wyman

Author and Photojournalist Susan Ford, Daughter of President Gerald Ford and First Lady Betty Ford

Businesswoman and Philanthropist Luci Baines Johnson, Daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

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

Drive By Truckers

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 

Legendary Photographer Denis Reggie

More Authors Than Can Fit on This Page!

Coming Soon: Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York | Jen Meyer | Sherri Salata | Bonnie Fuller | Sadie Robertson Huff

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!