Anne Hathaway Lights Up for Vogue Magazine

Smoking has become such a taboo that when I saw a bikini-clad Anne Hathaway in a sizzling photo shoot for the November 2008 issue of French Vogue, I completely rejoiced. Hathaway is dangling a lit cigarette from her mouth in one of the hot photos and I said to myself, "Good for you, Anne! Why should anyone try to come between you and your cancer?"

Anyway, in the rest of the exquisite chiaroscuro spread, Hathaway is clad in a bare-back, regal and copious black-and-white dress that seems to be held in place with one arm as she lays on the shadowy floor.

Apropos of nothing, are black and chiaroscuro covers and spreads becoming, well, the new black?