shannon lohr founder of factory45

Launch Your Sustainable Fashion Brand with Factory45

Enrollment is now open for the 2019 program of Factory45! You…
shannon lohr founder of factory45

How to Launch a Fashion Line Without Fashion School

Can you really launch a fashion line without going to fashion...

The *Most* Important Lesson I Learned in Five Years of Business

Last month, on a whim, I decided to start a YouTube channel. I…

How to Know If You’re Ready to Invest in Your Fashion Brand

So, here’s an unpopular (secretly popular) topic: Money. More…

Introducing the Market45 SS19 Lookbook!

When I launched the Factory45 accelerator program in 2014...
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This is Why “Follow Your Passion” is a Myth

There is a lie being told in the entrepreneurial world. It’s a false narrative...
Competition

How Successful Fashion Businesses Deal with Competition

I felt like I was going to throw up. My stomach churned and…

Want Your Fashion Brand to Get Ahead? Do This.

What I’m about to tell you is going to sound completely counterintuitive…

5 Secrets to 5 Years of Business

Five years ago, I had no idea what in the world I was doing. I…
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Which “Entrepreneur Type” Are You?

There are three types of entrepreneurs… I’d love to know,…
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5 Ways to Stand Out as a New Fashion Brand

It’s no secret that the fashion industry is competitive. There…
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One Thing You Can Do Today to Increase Your Long-Term Success

“That’s huge!” I say in my most celebratory voice. “Yeah……