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Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Jan. 30, 2016
Mar. 18, 2016
Jul. 31, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name Francesca's Holdings CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0001399935    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-30    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Trading Symbol FRAN    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   40,481,200  
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Jan. 30, 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 512.5