v3.10.0.1
Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Nov. 03, 2018
Nov. 30, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Nov. 03, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol DEST  
Entity Registrant Name Destination Maternity Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0000896985  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-02  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,447,524