Shay Mitchell stuns in steamy ‘Maxim’ magazine cover shoot

It’s easy to see how Shay Mitchell was named one of Hello! Canada’s Most Beautiful Stars: The brunette bombshell from Mississauga, Ont. has landed her first Maxim cover and it is hot, hot, hot!

For the February edition of the popular men’s magazine, the 27-year-old actress peers seductively from the cover wearing nothing but a white men’s button-down shirt while posing on a bed with her hair perfectly tousled. Shot by famed photographer James Macari, the Pretty Little Liars star showcases even more lingerie styles within the publication’s glossy pages and even appears topless in one particularly sexy snap.

It’s been an incredible year for the Canadian starlet who, aside from amassing millions of Instagram followers and curating her own lifestyle blog, Amore & Vita, launched her own capsule collection of graphic tank tops and tees with eLUXE in December.

Not only is Shay both gorgeous and business savvy, but she comes off as totally charming, too. To promote the issue, the star posted a video to her Instagram account in which she tries to describe herself in 15 seconds. As it turns out, Shay wants to travel the world, meet lots of different people, eat as many different kinds of food as possible and do it all while wearing a great pair of high heels. (Sounds like a plan to us!)

And Maxim certainly loves its beautiful Canadian stars. Elisha Cuthbert, Laura Vandervoort, Avril Lavigne and Paulina Gretzky have all graced the American magazine’s cover in the past – though Paulina famously denied her Canuck roots.

“I know where my dad is from, and I know how much he means to Canada, but I’m American,” the younger Gretzky said. “These days, I basically split my time between L.A., where my family is, and Florida, where my fiancé is based.”

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