rachelweiszbournelegacy.jpgIt was only a matter of weeks ago that we expressed thanks over seeing the gorgeous Rachel Weisz grace the cover of July's Vogue UK issue - "it's been far too long!" we cried. Well it looks as though the glossies agree with us, as the 42-year-old actress has been interviewed for the August issue of Vanity Fair, looking rather more sultry than she did for her floral Vogue cover shoot.

I have to echo the question put forward by fellow CQ writer Kim a few weeks ago; HOW is this woman in her 40's?! Even without the heavy makeup and dramatic styling, Rachel is still one incredibly beautiful lady. As she lays seductively across a coffee table in a black snakeskin dress by Tom Ford (the same gown worn by Rihanna to this years MET Gala) it's not difficult to see why current James Bond, Daniel Craig, is so enamoured with his wife - Weisz could easily pass for a Bond girl in this ensemble!


The Oscar winning actress, who is currently promoting her latest action movie, The Bourne Legacy, poses in various designer pieces in the editorial shot by Craig McDean, including a stunning open back jumpsuit by Yves Saint Laurent and a Calvin Klein dress, which unfortunately a) looks photoshopped to within an inch of its life, and b) is spoilt by the flash of nude bra in the bottom left corner.

Do you like Rachel's gothic shoot for Vanity Fair, or do you prefer her natural look? Let us know in the comments below.