“Waist Band: The waist band is 5” wide designed to flatter your natural curves and to avoid the dreaded “muffin top”. The waist band stretches to fit US W size 0-12. UK size 4-16. EUR size 32-44. Ankle: The ankle is open. There is no elastic. Ideal if you are 5′ 2″ (157cm) or taller. Bonus: Pocket on the side for your cell phone.