Saturday, May 26, 2012

Lily Aldridge: Biography

Name   Lily Maud Aldridge
Born   15 November 1985
Place   Los Angeles, California, US
Height   5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Measurements 33-23-33 / 84-58-84
Dress size   2 (US)
Eye color   Brown
Hair color   Brown
Occupation   Model
Hobbies   acting, playing soccer
Spouse   Caleb Followill   (2011–present)

Lily Aldridge (born 15 November 1985) is an American model best known for her work with Victoria's Secret. Aldridge was born at St John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California and hails from a fashion-oriented family. She is the daughter of English artist Alan Aldridge and Playboy Playmate of the month Laura Lyons. Her siblings include half-sister Saffron Aldridge, who was a multiyear face of Ralph Lauren in the ‘90s; half-brother Miles Aldridge, who is a fashion photographer married to ‘90s model Kristen McMenamy; and sister Ruby Aldridge, who was the face of Marc by Marc Jacobs.  On September 20, 2010, Us Magazine reported that Aldridge was engaged to Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill. They met in 2007 at the Coachella Festival. The couple married on May 12, 2011 at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. On December 29, 2011, Followill and Aldridge announced that they are expecting their first child together.

At the age of 17, Aldridge appeared on the cover of the August 2003 Spanish Vogue. She also appeared in editorials for Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, and Elle Girl. Her advertising campaigns include Rocawear, Arden B., Shiatzy Chen, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox Cosmetics, Coach, JCrew, Charles David, Levi's, J Brand, Accessorize, and Velvet Tees.  In 2009, Aldridge walked in her first Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. In 2010, she became a Victoria's Secret Angel and walked her second Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, in which she was given her wings for the first time.   In January 2011, Lily appeared on the cover of the February issue of British GQ with Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton, and Candice Swanepoel. In the same month, she appeared in an editorial for V Magazine with fellow angels Heatherton and Swanepoel. She was also featured in the spring 2011 advertising campaign for clothing company Rag & bone.   In March 2011, Aldridge documented her personal style for Vogue UK's Today I'm Wearing photo blog.

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