rachel torgerson the knot bridal fashion expert

Rachel Torgerson

Bridal Fashion Expert
  • Rachel Torgerson is a New York-based journalist and social media professional.
  • Rachel is a Senior Fashion Editor for Cosmopolitan.
  • Rachel worked for The Knot as an Assistant Editor and Editorial Assistant.

Rachel Torgerson is a journalist and social media professional specializing in fashion, wedding, fitness, and beauty. Here experience in the magazine industry includes print and online editorial work. She is a Senior Fashion Editor for Cosmopolitan and has worked as Assistant Editor for The Knot. Rachel’s work can also be found in RedbookMag.com, Us Weekly and in J-14 and Fitness magazines. Rachel loves any excuse to wear something comfy and excessively drinks Diet Coke.


Rachel started her career as a Contributing Writer for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, where she wrote content for the wedding section. Rachel then became an Editorial Intern for Fitness magazine and a Freelance Editorial Assistant for J-14 magazine. In 2014, Rachel joined The Knot team as an Editorial Assistant focused on real wedding content. After a year, Rachel was promoted to Assistant Editor focusing on wedding news and features. Rachel moved into an Online Style & Beauty Writer position for Us Weekly before starting with Hearst Magazines. Rachel started as a Fashion Editor for Cosmopolitan.com and RedbookMag.com, but she has since been promoted to a Senior Fashion Editor working primarily with Cosmopolitan.


Rachel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Media Studies, and Film Studies from St. Olaf College.