At the age of 18, Lily Aldridge has appeared on the cover of the August 2003 issue of the Spanish edition of Vogue. She also appears in various services for Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue and Elle Girl and worked for various promotional campaigns such as Rocawear, Arden B., Shiatzy Chen, Bobbi Brown and Smashbox Cosmetics, Coach, JCrew, Charles David, Levi’s, J Brand, Accessorize and Velvet Tees.
Lily is chosen as the brand testimonial for the campaign fall / winter 2013 and spring / summer 2014. In 2014 makes her debut in the magazine Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, where she appears on the cover next to Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal, for the 50th anniversary of the magazine. In December of the same year she appeared as a guest star in the fourth season of 2 Broke Girls, along with Martha Hunt.
In 2015 she appears in the Bad Blood video clip of the singer Taylor Swift, where she plays “Frostbyte”. In the same year is chosen as testimonial of the CH Carolina Herrera perfume. In 2016 she is testimonial, along with Gigi Hadid and Joan Smalls, for the advertising campaign of Stuart Weitzman, created by Mario Testino.
In 2009, Lily Aldridge has modeled for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for the first time, only to appear later in various campaigns of the company, officially becoming in 2010 one of the angels of Victoria’s Secret. In January 2011, she appeared on the cover of British GQ alongside Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton and Candice Swanepoel. In 2015 is chosen by the design house to appear in commercials aired during the Super Bowl next to colleagues Doutzen Kroes, Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo and Candice Swanepoel, recreating just a game of football. In November of the same year is chosen to wear the Fireworks Fantasy Bra, a bra designed by Mouawad with over 6500 precious stones, including diamonds, blue topaz, yellow sapphires and pink quartz, all set on a frame made of 18 carat gold. It features a removable belt made with over 126 400 diamonds and other precious stones, all for a value of $ 2 million.
On 20 September 2010, Lily Aldridge announced her engagement to Caleb Followill, frontman of the Kings of Leon. The couple was formed in 2007. The two were said “yes” in the late evening of May 12, 2011 at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California.