Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
Mar. 17, 2015
Aug. 02, 2014
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name MENS WEARHOUSE INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000884217    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2015    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 2,466.1dei_EntityPublicFloat
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   48,135,587dei_EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY