Looking for Designer Knitwear in NZ? Here Are the Brands Worth Your Attention

As the chilly winter months approach, it’s time to embrace the cosiness of designer knitwear. New Zealand is home to talented designers who have mastered creating luxurious and stylish knits that will keep you warm and chic all season. So, if you’re ready to rock a new cardigan or cashmere vest, we’re here to help you shop! Let’s explore designer knitwear in NZ and discover the brands worth your attention.


Marle is a brand that celebrates natural fabrics and features luxuriously soft cashmere pieces with a timeless aesthetic. With expert craftsmanship and attention to detail, Marle produces standouts, like the Marle Vera Cardigan, Marle Auguste Jumper & Marle Sidra Top. Whatever you need, Marle’s knitwear selection will likely have it. 

Caitlin Crisp

Looking for statement-making knitwear with unique details? Check out Caitlin Crisp’s designer knitwear pieces in NZ. For instance, the Caitlin Crisp Ruper Knit is a soft cashmere-merino blend knit featuring a relaxed fit. It also has a mock scarf detail you can wear or tuck in conveniently. Just throw it on and go!


Quiet luxury takes centre stage with Marlow. Take Marlow Cashmere Funnel Neck, for example. This knit jumper in NZ elevates everyday wear while delivering ultimate softness & cosiness. It features an oversized, relaxed fit, raglan sleeves and a flattering high neck. Plus, its medium-weight cashmere warms you up without feeling bulky.


Blak’s knitwear pieces may be timeless and simple, but they are crafted from premium cashmere or a luxurious blend of wool, acrylic & mohair that creates a soft and cosy knit. This designer knitwear brand also doesn’t forget about elegant details that can easily elevate your look this winter. Check out Blak the Label Amata Sweater & Blak The Label Elation Cashmere Sweater to see what we mean!

Cloth & Co.

Whether you’re looking for a ribbed funnel neck sweater, roll neck vest or stylish cardigan, Cloth & Co. can deliver! Explore this designer brand’s knitwear collection to find the piece you can wear solo or layer with other pieces on any occasion this cold season. The pieces are usually made from merino wool & other luxurious blends. 

Camilla and Marc 

The brand’s selection of knitted jumpers and cardigans shows its true mastery of perfectly balancing femininity with masculine tailoring. Featuring androgynous shapes and relaxed fits, the pieces are made from soft & luxurious fabrics. Take Camilla and Marc Thalassa Sweater, for instance. It has a unique texture & shape and stylish appeal, making it an interestingly cosy addition to your wardrobe.

Rory William Docherty

If you’re looking for genderless and ageless luxury this winter, check out Rory William Docherty Intarsia Turtleneck and other knitwear pieces from this brand. The paint brush stroke detail is meticulously translated into turtleneck knitwear, plus this particular piece is made from 100% organic, ethically sourced luxury cashmere. 


Do dark and wittily sombre knitwear pieces appeal to you? Shop for a NOM*D cardigan, sweater and other pieces with designs anchored by a utilitarian approach and aren’t afraid to stand out. Check out the NOM*D Emblem Sweater, NOM*D Armulette, and NOM*D Monogram Cardigan to start your NOM*D knitwear collection.

Drama the Label

Redefine your seasonal style with Drama The Label. Featuring stylish, flattering and undeniably chic cardigans, jumpers and blazers, this designer knitwear brand will help elevate your style. Begin your brand exploration with Drama the Label Lottie Jumper. It’s fluffy, captivating, and expertly crafted for women like you.


Are you a fan of sustainable fashion? If yes, Kowtow is a brand that should be on your radar. Their knitwear collection is a harmonious fusion of style and sustainability, featuring pieces crafted from organic and ethically sourced materials. Plus, the pieces are visually captivating! Check these out: Kowtow Composure Cardigan, Kowtow Memphis Jumper, Kowtow Escape Crew & Kowtow Piper Cardigan

Other Designer Knitwear Brands in NZ

But wait, there’s more! Other notable knitwear brands in NZ worth exploring include Aleger Cashmere, Elk, Humidity, Shjark, Sills, Standard Issue and Tuesday Label. Whether you’re looking for knitted jumpers, cardigans or wool scarves, you won’t be disappointed if you start shopping for some of the best knitwear brands in NZ. 

Buy Knitwear in NZ Today

Ready to shop and prepare for the cold season? Do your shopping here at Hyde Boutique! Apart from our stores in Oamaru & Ashburton, we have an online knitwear collection you can explore and order from in just a few clicks. Stocking designer knitwear from NZ’s leading brands, we likely have what you’re looking for—so start shopping now!