One size biker shorts, have lots of stretch, the biker shorts have a hem in between the waist band and the start of the short. That area can be see thru depending on your actual size. It can easily be covered underneath with black panties. This is not considered damage. It is the way these leggings are manufactured creating a division between the compression and actual legging fabric. The thick waist band should go above your waist=hips. Optional to wear folded or as in photo. Subject to excess thread from manufacturing machinery, not deemed or considered damaged, the excess thread must simply be cut.