Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Oct. 01, 2016
Oct. 29, 2016
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Oct. 01, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol VFC  
Entity Registrant Name V F CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0000103379  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   413,711,255