By  on February 18, 2020

CHICAGO — Virgil Abloh has a long list of accomplishments that include creative directing one of the biggest music talents in the world and art directing one of the world’s most successful fashion houses. And he got there by skipping class.

“I’m a huge advocate for skipping class,” he said to a handful of students during a Fashion Deconstructed panel hosted here by the Jordan brand for students of its Wings program. “I remember for my final thesis for my master’s program, I essentially pinned up my work so my professor thought I was there and then I skipped class to go to a Kanye ‘College Dropout’ record signing like 10 blocks away.”

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