Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Jan. 02, 2016
Jan. 30, 2016
Jul. 04, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Jan. 02, 2016    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol VFC    
Entity Registrant Name V F CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0000103379    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-02    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   424,474,994  
Entity Public Float     $ 24,397,000,000