Meet the Team

Susan Courter, Founder and Editor

The site’s founder, Susan Courter, is a digital content manager and graphic designer. She worked more than 15 years in the financial services industry as a project manager. Susan was one of the first to recognize Meghan’s popularity, registering the What Meghan Wore website and social media accounts in early November 2016. Susan has a strong background in design and graphic arts, accompanied by outstanding research skills. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Dave.


Rachel Burchfield, Contributing Editor

Rachel is a business journalist based in Birmingham, Alabama. A lifelong Royal Watcher, in May 2019 – just one week after the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor – Rachel launched a blog about the Royal Family, The Duchess Commentary, where she focuses on the lives and work of the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex. Rachel is also a columnist for Thought Catalog and appears regularly in Invitation Magazine, StyleBlueprint Birmingham, and numerous other lifestyle magazines and newspapers.

Susan Kelley, Contributing Editor

Susan is a professional journalist and the founder of the What Kate Wore and What Kate’s Kids Wore websites. She worked more than 17 years in broadcasting, the majority of them in television news in Denver, Oklahoma City & Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, MI. Susan also spent several years in station management. Susan serves on the boards of two local non-profits; she also volunteers at a nursing home/senior center, as well as a homeless shelter.

Brooke Nurthen, Contributing Editor 

Brooke lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband, where she is a mother to 2-year-old Hugo. She has an extensive background in the fashion industry, including several years at Zimmermann, a label worn by the Duchess of Cambridge. She currently works at an Australian fashion label as Digital Marketing Manager. Brooke is a contributing writer for What Kate Wore and What Kate’s Kids Wore, and half of the very popular Cambridge Mums Instagram page.

Autumn Brewington, Correspondent

Autumn is a freelance journalist with broad knowledge about the British Royal Family. Most recently her writing about the royals has been published in The Washington PostNPR’s Parallels, The Lily and the Los Angeles Times. Autumn was an editor at The Washington Post from 2001 to 2014 and she anchored the Post’s “Royal Wedding Watch” blog in the spring of 2011; she was in London for Kate and William’s wedding in April 2011. She worked at The Wall Street Journal from 2014 through 2016. She was in Windsor for Meghan and Harry’s wedding. In her “spare time” Autumn travels; recent trips include Windsor for the Royal Wedding, the Netherlands and a climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.