Lifestyle Home Inside Victoria's Secret Model Lily Aldridge's 'Beautiful, Comfy, Cozy' Nashville Home The model and her husband, rocker Caleb Followill, wanted a family home out of the spotlight with daughter Dixie By Christina Butan Christina Butan Instagram Christina Butan has been working in media since she graduated SUNY Purchase in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and the Peter Keller Journalism Prize. She started out as an editorial assistant and news writer for PEOPLE, and then joined the Dotdash Meredith commerce team as an Amazon writer in 2019. She quickly became well-versed in commerce content and worked her way up to becoming a Senior Commerce Writer and Strategist for InStyle, where she pitches, writes, assigns, and edits stories covering celebrity style, beauty trends, editor's picks, and more. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 8, 2018 08:11 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Lily Aldridge may look perfectly at home on a Victoria’s Secret runway, but the model and mom would rather be laying low at her charming house in Nashville. “Home is everything,” says Aldridge, who relocated to the city with her husband, Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill, over a decade ago. The birth of their daughter, Dixie, now 6, sparked their move from a condo in the middle of city nightlife to a Tudor Revival abode “near a great school.” “We both travel a lot for work, but we do everything in our power to go in and out as fast as possible so we can have a normal life here,”the California native tells Architectural Digest of their precious time out of the spotlight. Inside Fashion Icon Michael Kors and His Husband’s Private New York City Penthouse Architectural Digest, Photography by Leslee Mitchell, Styled by Jessica Sailer Van Lith Their soft spot for domesticity peaks during the holidays when, Followill jokes, their charming abode, “feels like the Griswold House” from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Architectural Digest, Photography by Leslee Mitchell, Styled by Jessica Sailer Van Lith While Aldridge fell for the 1930 build right away, Followill needed a little more convincing. “My husband wanted to move into different house,” she says. With the help of celebrity designers and close friends Louisa Pierce and Emily Ward of Pierce & Ward, she was able to persuade him. Pierce and Ward renovated every square inch of the home while the famous couple was out of town, and filled it with local antique store treasures: leather club chairs, poufs, chandeliers, and midcentury modern pieces. Architectural Digest, Photography by Leslee Mitchell, Styled by Jessica Sailer Van Lith “It was beautiful, comfy, cozy,” Aldridge says. “My childhood home was inviting and comfortable. It was a house where everyone was welcome, my family was always cooking and entertaining, nothing was too precious.” Mandy Moore’s Stunning New Home with Fiance Taylor Goldsmith is ‘the Next Chapter in My Life’ The couple carries on those same traditions and comfy vibe in their home today. “I love hosting,” she tells AD. And despite their “gorgeous” dining room, the model admits they’ve never had one dinner there. “Nothing is ever super-duper formal,” she says. To read the full feature and see more photos pick up the September issue of Architectural Digest, or visit archdigest.com.