Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Nov. 02, 2019
Dec. 04, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Nov. 02, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Registrant Name Vera Bradley, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001495320  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-01  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   33,642,427