Ian Somerhalder is back in a new teaser for The Vampire Diaries and he is giving up on clothes - sort of.

The actor posted a quick clip of the trailer for the show's seventh season, and if you keep your eyes peeled, you can catch the shirtless vampire scoff at the suggestion that "clothes would be nice" and then shuck the towel slung around his waist.

Somerhalder even slyly captioned the post, "Why is Damon naked in this new Vampire Diaries Trailer...?

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The clip also previews some Caroline (Candice Accola) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) girl time and a steamy kiss between Caroline and Stefan (Paul Wesley).

Check it out:

Why is Damon naked in this new Vampire Diaries Trailer...?

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The Vampire Diaries premieres on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 8/7c on the CW.

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