Olivier Theyskens: 'I Love Being Naked'

10/24/2011 05:17 pm ET | Updated Dec 24, 2011

Olivier Theyskens is too cool for clothes. In an interview with Blue Carreon at Forbes, the designer opened up about his passion for going au naturel, saying, "I could live naked ... I love it."

It's pretty ironic that a fashion designer doesn't care for clothes, right? Right.

Theyskens also opened up about his childhood.

"When other boys dreamt of going to the moon or becoming doctors, I wanted to be a designer," he said.

He worked at Rochas from 2002 to 2006 before moving to Nina Ricci. He's now designing for Theory.

"I always like to preserve my freedom. I’ve never really been attached to any place, that’s probably why I kept moving. I like to evolve," he said.

Olivier isn't the only fashion designer to shuck his clothes. Marc Jacobs posed nude, save for a strategically placed perfume bottle, in the ads for his fragrance BANG. A young Yves St. Laurent also doffed his duds for a 1971 photo shoot. And Tom Ford doesn't seem to have any body hangups, especially not in this advertisement.

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