The top two layers have been sliced into individual strips from floor to hip, to give it a trashy look but retain the durability of a sewn skirt (never tied). I also tied a few random knots in the tulle. All of the tulle has been stitched and serged to the waistband so it's extremely durable. Plus it's safe for the washing machine and dryer. Even though this skirt is very full and pouffy; tulle is very sheer.So, i added a underskirt liner that keeps it from being see-throughmeasurementssmall: waist 24" to 32"medium: waist 33" to 42"large: waist 42" to 50"length: 42choose waist size during checkout -- very important p. This listing is only for the skirt.