Towards the end of the 20th century, it was a heavy knitwear fabric worn by the fishermen of Jersey. The actress Lily Langtry first adopted as her clothing in the 1920s on the set and in her private life. Made light, soft, and naturally elastic, it adjusted to the several changes in looks during those years. It is a sheared, simple fabric. Research, fashion, and technology have assisted the evolution of the jersey-system, which is now protagonist of a large, elegant segment of the textile market.