Let’s talk about measurements. Now, double beds can be a bit tricky, since depending on the brand, style, or manufacturer, there may be different widths and lengths. It is imperative that you measure the actual mattress and box spring before looking for a headboard. Seeing a headboard that is made for a "double bed" does not necessarily mean that it will fit YOUR double bed.
However, with passage of time, even this feature saw a change in it. Modern sleighs are well designed to pay greater emphasis to stress it more. The rationale behind doing so is to give sufficient room for comfort to its user and it normally helps in avoiding one’s head hitting on the curl. You can see the market being flooded with wide varieties of it, which is often preferred by those who want to make a style statement.