Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Feb. 02, 2019
Mar. 26, 2019
Aug. 04, 2018
Document Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Feb. 02, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol VRA    
Entity Registrant Name Vera Bradley, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001495320    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-02    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Smaller Reporting Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   34,164,831  
Entity Public Float     $ 308,855,957