Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 29, 2012
Jan. 26, 2013
Jun. 30, 2012
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 29, 2012    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol VFC    
Entity Registrant Name V F CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0000103379    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-29    
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   110,232,930  
Entity Public Float     $ 11,651,000