‘The fashion journal for people who love fashion’
So-en was started by Bunka Fukusou Gakuin (Bunka Fashion College) in 1936. It was Japan’s very first fashion magazine.
So-en is famed for its excellent features on new exciting trends, Japan’s top fashion districts Harajuku, Aoyama and Daikanyama as well as fashion designers in Japan and the rest of the world.
So-en is published by Bunka Publishing Bureau, part of Educational Foundation Bunka Gakuen which also runs Bunka Fukusou Gakuin (Bunka Fashion College). Besides Mrs., Bunka Publishing Bureau also publishes the highly respected fashion magazines Mrs. and High Fashion.
Bunka Publishing Bureau has a page with English information about buying subscriptions for So-en, MRS., High-Fashion, Ginka and Stylebook for Mrs.