The Top 10 American Models To Watch Out For in 2018 – No 9. Lily Aldridge


With the new year having officially arrived, its time to take a look at those models who are likely to cause the greatest sensation. From January 3 to January 16, we’ll be revealing the names of models we expect to see everywhere this year.

Top model lists are about as arbitrary as anything and totally at the whims of those who put them together. Unlike other rankings, which include subjective criteria in their assessments, we’ve computed the list scientifically. Hence, we’ve rounded up the top 10 American models who have taken 2017 by storm: from their catwalk presence to their street style.

Taken from the IFDAQ ‘American Models National Rankings’ list, it serves as a cheat sheet for supermodel historians out there. These refreshingly eclectic mix of models mean business. Not only have they made an impression throughout 2017, but are anticipated to define the upcoming seasons in fashion.

Lily Aldridge ranks at No 9. The Californian native who is married to Kings of Leon front man Caleb Followill, has conquered the fashion world with her killer cheekbones and irresistible beauty. She is best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret model and for appearing in the 50th Anniversary edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2014.

Lily’s modeling career is dominated by numerous appearances in prestigious fashion magazines. Her effortlessly natural look has earned her some high profit bookings and advertising campaigns for brands such as Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, Saks Fifth Avenue, J Brand, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Alberta Ferretti, Anthropologie, H+M, and XOXO. Her beauty partnerships include Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox Cosmetics, and Herbal Essences.

With a total of 8 magazine cover’s in 2017 Lily proved her worth as a model. She also proved her catwalk queen credentials, when she walked down the glitter coated runway of the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show which was held in Shanghai, China. The event also marked her ninth year altogether.

In addition to ranking No 9 on the IFDAQ ‘American Models National Rankings’ list, Lily ranks at No 14 on IFDAQ ‘Global Fashion Model List’.

Why Lily ranks at No. 9 – Highlights of 2017
Covers – Vogue Italy, Vogue Thailand, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, V Magazine, Elle China, Tatler UK, Telva, Emirates Woman
Fashion Shows – Jason Wu S/S 18, Victoria’s Secret 2017 Fashion Show
Advertisments – CH Carolina Herrera and Carolina Herrera, Salvatore Ferragamo, Theory, Jason Wu

Take a look at Lily’s profile and check back tomorrow to find out who’s No 8. So far, we’ve limited the list to rank only the top 10 American models, those interested in the complete list can pre-register at

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