Tuesday February 25, 2020

A close-knit company

Two childhood friends set up cult knitwear brand Electronic Sheep 21 years ago. As they hit this milestone, there is plenty to celebrate

6th October, 2019
Helen Delany and Brenda Aherne of Electronic Sheep Pic: Fergal Phillips

‘I wish it was my actual 21st,” laughs Electronic Sheep co-founder Helen Delany on the phone from her London home. “It’s amazing to think that Brenda and I founded our brand 21 years ago.”

Next-door neighbours growing up, Delany and Brenda Aherne founded cult knitwear label Electronic Sheep in 1998, beginning in streetwear and later specialising in detailed knit jacquards. They have gone on to establish a much-loved brand featuring...

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