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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2017
Mar. 21, 2017
Jul. 30, 2016
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Jan. 28, 2017    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol VRA    
Entity Registrant Name Vera Bradley, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001495320    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-28    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   36,180,581  
Entity Public Float     $ 282,951,964