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Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
Jun. 03, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol VRA  
Entity Registrant Name Vera Bradley, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001495320  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-28  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   37,004,561