Steal Her Style: Sara Paxton

Three words for women who think sexy is comprised only of low necklines or high hemlines: Baby got back.

Sara Paxton, in a demure and modest LBD, proves you can break from that outdated mold and look fierce by revealing something unexpected. Like a little back—and no, not the music video kind.

Want to steal her style? Commit a fashion robbery and go backless.

1. SHS SP1

If you’re SPORTY, throw on a jersey… a royal blue silk-jersey that is!

This Issa backless dress for $175 has cross-over straps for added support and a square-cut neckline in front.


2. SHS SP2

If you’re DARING, take it to the next level with multiple cutouts. Try dresses like this one from Alice + Olivia, now on sale for $137.28, that also showcase hot details like shoulder pads under cap sleeves and exposed zippers.


3. SHS SP3

If you’re a SHOWSTOPPER, bare your full back in a dress that’s ‘business in the front, party in the back.’

They will never see it coming in this long-sleeved, seemingly-simple jersey dress form Yoox for $132.


4. SHS SP4

If you’re BORDERLINE BOHEMIAN, go for soft silk in a fluid silhouette.

This $114 marine blue backless number from Funktional offers ease in the form of an elastic waist, front pockets and chic draping.


5. SHS SP5

If you’re ultra-feminine, look for lace!

This Lipsy backless dress retails for under $50 and also has padded shoulders, short sleeves and a super-cute bubble hem.


6. SHS SP6