A short scarf is about 55 inches long, a medium scarf is about 70 inches, and a long scarf measures around 82 inches. Men's scarves are about 6 inches wide, while women's scarves vary from 5 to 10 inches wide. A scarf's length and width have distinct fashion functionality.
Men's scarves are typically short in length, so they can drape the same length as a blazer. For ladies, this length ties comfortably under the bust. Medium scarves can wrap around once or be folded in half with the tail threaded through. Long scarves can be worn the same as medium scarves with longer tails or wrapped around a second time.