Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2012
Oct. 27, 2012
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 29, 2012  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol VFC  
Entity Registrant Name V F CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0000103379  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-29  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   110,157,488