Nineteen//46 is steeped in the heritage of quality knitwear brand Silverdale. A loyal family company formed in 1946.  Since its inception Silverdale has been at the forefront of the knitwear market, blending its technical expertise, with future trends and consumer demands whilst maintaining an ongoing commitment to quality materials, workmanship and service.

Whether sourcing raw materials from the Southern Alps of New Zealand or from the best yarn houses of Italy, Silverdale is passionate about creating beautiful, and luxurious knitwear pieces, that embody a proud history of quality and style.

Silverdale garments are produced in one of two company-owned manufacturing plants in New Zealand and China. Control, flexibility and ownership are strictly maintained by Silverdale to ensure the excellence of what, how, and by whom, our garments are produced.

Silverdale’s management structure blends experience and innovation with directors Maurice Cotterill and Robert Brown having 52 and 40 years involvement with the company respectively, and has been headed by Managing Director Warren Cotterill since July 2007.