LAJ Academy

Welcome to LAJ Academy! We are Love Ann Joy (LAJ) Apparel, a faith inspired apparel brand that operates in Potomac Mills Mall and online. Over the years, we have received numerous inquiries into how to start and grow a boutique or T-Shirt business  In 2019 we launched LAJ Academy to provide entrepreneurs with hands on training in creating rhinestone apparel and accessories. Our unique program is designed to train, motivate and inspire entrepreneurs to start and run their own apparel brand or boutique. We offer one-on-one training, live workshops and training-on-demand courses. Our 2021 course offerings are listed below.

  • Bling and Glitter Workshop 1. This workshop is offered 4 times a year. Our March and September dates are live workshops. Our May and July dates are on-demand workshops.
  • Bling and Glitter Workshop 2. This workshop is offered twice a year. Both workshops are live training sessions.
  • Screenprinting 101. This workshop is offered once a year.
  • Let's Build Your Website. This workshop is offered twice a year.  In this hands-on workshop, participants will build their website.
  • Trademarks and Copyrights. This workshop is offered once a year.  In this free seminar, we provide the basics into trademarks and copyrights.
  • All About the Apparel Biz. This comprehensive 3-day live course is an in-depth business startup training workshop.  
  • One-on-One Training/Consulting.  Do you prefer one-on-one training?  Our training/consulting is performed in 2 hour increments.