texworld

What to See at TexWorld USA 2019

If you’re a designer or fashion startup searching for fabric,…
brand

Build Your Sustainable Brand on a Limited Budget

Last week I sent out a survey to gather feedback on email topics…
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...
woman at desk working on computer

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…
Entrepreneur Type

Which “Entrepreneur Type” Are You?

There are three types of entrepreneurs… I’d love to know,…
stand out

5 Ways to Stand Out as a New Fashion Brand

It’s no secret that the fashion industry is competitive. There…