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Jockey South Africa

Our Story

For more than 140 years, Jockey has led the apparel industry by producing garments that connect with our spirit of adventure. Our legacy, based on ingenuity, vitality and authenticity, celebrates Jockey as a pioneering brand of progressive and independent thinking. As a world-class brand, Jockey continues to inspire a renewed sense of individuality and freedom of movement in modern men and women across the world ultimately satisfying the human need for comfort.

Jockey International, Inc. is a privately held American company, founded in 1876 by Samuel T. Cooper. Today, Jockey is a leading manufacturer and marketer of apparel products sold in more than 147 countries around the world. The 140-year old company is committed to quality, comfort, fashion, innovation and value.

Ninian & Lester was founded by Vernon Schroder in 1936 when he established a small ladies underwear factory in Johannesburg. In 1951, the South African franchise for Jockey was awarded to Ninian & Lester and two years later, the first Jockey range was launched in South Africa. As one of the largest manufacturers of underwear in South Africa, we continuously strive to innovate and aspire to remain the brand people think of for quality and style, but never forgetting our purpose, to satisfy the human need for comfort. Jockey can be found in over 120 countries around the world. In Southern Africa, Jockey is widely available in 6 concept stores, major chain stores and various independent stores.

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Jockey South Africa Customer Service


  • 915 Umgeni Road,
  • Durban,
  • 4001


+27 (0)31 303 1477

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