Lysacek previously shadowed Wang as she prepared to show her spring collection.“I’ve learned quite a bit through Vera,” Lysacek said.“It’s really interesting to see what goes into a collection.That kind of creativity is extremely important, especially now in a world that is less about money." The two were even rumored to have dated after the designer separated from her husband in 2013, but Wang denied dating Lysacek, and insisted that their relationship was purely professional."I’m his mentor, his true mentor I hope for his ongoing life after sports," Wang said.Meanwhile, Lysacek has not skated competitively in the last few years and has ventured out into the business world.- confirmed that they have been together since last summer."We became good friends and have become really close since then," explained Lysacek.Liukin, who is currently in Vancouver supporting Lysacek at the Winter Olympics, added: "To see his dreams come true was amazing."Even though we're not in the same sport, we got to connect at the same level because there's nothing like the Olympics.It was nice to be on other side of things and be the support system, but I was nervous.” And the figure skater couldn’t be happier to have the gymnast’s support. Sometimes your support system has more faith in you than yourself."The couple -- who met in October 2008 in Rapid City, S.
Scroll down to see Lysacek tell "ET" that he and Liukin are "very close" as well as a picture of the pair posted to the gymnast's Twitter page.
“To see his dreams come true was amazing,” Nastia explained.
“Even though we’re not in the same sport, we got to connect at the same level because there’s nothing like the Olympics. If I’m having a bad day, she tells me to have faith and to keep going.
Five years after taking home the gold at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Evan Lysacek is joining Vera Wang as a creative consultant.
The 30-year-old figure skater isn't new to the fashion world, having worn designs by Wang, Christian Dior, and Alexander Mc Queen on the ice for years, and also popping up in fashion magazines including Vogue and GQ.