Samuel Thrall Cooper founded Jockey International, Inc. in 1876. Originally called S.T. Cooper & Sons, Jockey began as a hosiery business in St. Joseph, Michigan, and was inspired by Cooper's desire to create quality socks for local lumberjacks. Jockey has since grown to manufact ... Read More ure not only men's socks but also men's and women's underwear and sleepwear. In 2005 Jockey launched its "Jockey Being Family" initiative that supports adoptive families, and Jockey is recognized for having some of the best adoption benefits for employees. Jockey women's underwear is available in many different styles and designs and can be purchased at an affordable price. Jockey created and launched its No Panty Line Promise panties in 2001. These undergarments feature a seamless panty design, preventing them from being seen through pants. Jockey also has women's shapewear and sleepwear, such as sleep pants and camisoles. Jockey products are available through online retailers and Jockey outlet stores as well as other retail stores.