Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Segment Reporting (Details 4)

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Segment Reporting (Details 4) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
May 02, 2015
May 03, 2014
Operating income by reportable segment and the reconciliation to earnings before income taxes    
Operating income $ 55,289us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss $ 27,281us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
Interest income 28us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest 61us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest
Interest expense (26,483)us-gaap_InterestExpense (1,135)us-gaap_InterestExpense
Loss on extinguishment of debt (12,675)us-gaap_GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt  
Earnings (loss) before income taxes 16,159us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest 26,207us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest
Unallocated    
Operating income by reportable segment and the reconciliation to earnings before income taxes    
Interest income 28us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
61us-gaap_InvestmentIncomeInterest
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
Interest expense (26,483)us-gaap_InterestExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
(1,135)us-gaap_InterestExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
Loss on extinguishment of debt (12,675)us-gaap_GainsLossesOnExtinguishmentOfDebt
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_CorporateNonSegmentMember
 
Retail Segment    
Operating income by reportable segment and the reconciliation to earnings before income taxes    
Operating income 54,033us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
26,525us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_RetailSegmentMember
Corporate Apparel Segment    
Operating income by reportable segment and the reconciliation to earnings before income taxes    
Operating income $ 1,256us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember
$ 756us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= mw_CorporateApparelSegmentMember