The fabric is extra stretchy so you can move around easily. Back pockets give you a place to put your phone while you go shopping, wear them out to lunch or dress up with a nice top for an evening out. 23" in length just past or by the knee. Side zipper, super stretchy denim blend for easy mobility. No slit. Great fit and extremely comfortable. This is the only denim skirt you will ever need! NOTE MODEL IS 5 10" so skirts look shorter then they really are.