Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
shares in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Jan. 28, 2017
Mar. 15, 2017
Jul. 29, 2016
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name OXFORD INDUSTRIES INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000075288    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Jan. 28, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-28    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 928,252,209
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,768  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY