Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Segment Reporting (Details 2)

v2.4.1.9
Segment Reporting (Details 2) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
May 02, 2015
May 03, 2014
Net sales:    
Total net sales $ 885,089us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 630,474us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
Retail Segment    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 824,271us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
573,649us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
Retail Segment | MW    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 456,376us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MensWearMember
420,979us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MensWearMember
Retail Segment | Jos. A. Bank    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 216,062us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_JosABankBrandMember
 
Retail Segment | Moores    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 47,520us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MooresBrandMember
52,502us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MooresBrandMember
Retail Segment | K&G    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 95,996us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_KgBrandMember
92,421us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_KgBrandMember
Retail Segment | MW Cleaners    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 8,317us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MwCleanersBrandMember
7,747us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_MwCleanersBrandMember
Corporate Apparel Segment    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 60,818us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
56,825us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
Corporate Apparel Segment | Twin Hill    
Net sales:    
Total net sales 8,578us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_TwinHillBrandMember
8,244us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_TwinHillBrandMember
Corporate Apparel Segment | Dimensions and Alexandra (UK)    
Net sales:    
Total net sales $ 52,240us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_DimensionsAndAlexandraUkBrandMember
$ 48,581us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
/ us-gaap_SubsegmentsAxis
= mw_DimensionsAndAlexandraUkBrandMember