This maternity skirt is motherhood in brand. The waist band of this maternity skirt is stretchable elastic. Where there would traditionally be pockets, this maternity skirt has elastic panels. The back of this skirt , located on the waist in the center, is a small black button hole button. Underneath of this button, is a small black zipper. This zipper zips down approximately six inches. The material of this skirt is very light weight and has a lot of movement. The material is listed as the skirt being 100% polyester and the side panels being 92% cotton and 8% spandex. The size is listed as an extra large.