I knew I had met the woman of my dreams when she said she thought I would look odd if I waxed my backhair.
I know. TMI. But I tried that once, and getting stabbed hurt less!
Good thing my idol has always been Wolverine.
I think his constantly being clothed also adds to two important traits: his alien-ness/mystique of the unknown, and his discomfort in being himself. By keeping his body literally under wraps, he distances himself from others and shows that he is not at peace in his own skin. It fits perfectly.