So-en Magazine


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‘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.

Review So-en

I want to buy the NEW SO-EN FASHION PATTERN CATALOGE. I live in Yuma, Arizona (USA).

Please tell me if you sell this cataloge if not, tell me where to buy it in the USA.


Anik Muridah
May 5, 2008 (5778 days ago)

I only know the magazine. What is the ISBN number of the catalogue?

Kjeld Duits (author)
May 5, 2008 (5778 days ago)

I also want to buy the so-en young style book . I live in Klang, Selangor (MALAYSIA). Pls tell me where to buy it in Malaysia .
Thanks .

Jul 18, 2008 (5704 days ago)

Where can I buy SO-EN magazine in the USA? I’m in Michigan. I bought it for several years in the early 80s – and would love to buy it again.

Aug 14, 2008 (5677 days ago)

You can purchase SO-EN from the Amazon link on the top of this page.

You may also want to check out this list of Japanese bookstores in the USA

Kjeld Duits (author)
Aug 14, 2008 (5677 days ago)

I want to buy SO-EN Pattern Magazine. Where can I get it in Indonesia? Thanks

Lilies Achmadi
Dec 6, 2008 (5562 days ago)

I don’t know if any store in Indonesia carries it, but you can buy the magazine online at Amazon Japan. The shipping fee is a bit high, so I suggest that you buy several magazines at once (perhaps you can make a purchase together with some friends?).

Kjeld Duits (author)
Dec 6, 2008 (5562 days ago)

why don’t you sell SO-EN Pattern Magazine in Indonesia? in 90’s was easy to have this magazine but why after 2000 i couldn’t find it everywhere

Jan 30, 2009 (5508 days ago)

hi! what is the contact information for so-en magazine? i want to email the editor or fashion editor, but i have no luck finding the email addresse or contact details…help please?x

Jun 15, 2009 (5372 days ago)

@marte: It is published by Bunka Publishing. The address is 3-22-7 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 151-8524.

I strongly recommend contacting them in Japanese (use a qualified translator).

Phone: (+81) 03-3299-2511.
Fax:(+81) 03-3299-2596

Kjeld Duits (author)
Jun 15, 2009 (5372 days ago)

i like to buy soen magazine pls tell me er can i get copy iam from philippines

Dec 3, 2009 (5201 days ago)

dimana dong bisa pesen modeblaad so-en? ada yang tau ga?thanks before..

silvana melinda
Dec 13, 2010 (4826 days ago)

I lived in Malaysia. In the 80, I used to follow the instructions given at the back of the magazine to sew my own clothes. Do you still have the instructions in English so that I can tailor some clothe for my daughters.? How much is the magazine now in Malaysian currency? Tkhs

june tan
Jan 9, 2011 (4798 days ago)

@june tan: You can purchase issues of So-en at Amazon Japan. One issue costs 21.47 MYR, plus shipping. I high recommend purchasing several copies at once, so the shipping charge per issue is lower.

Kjeld Duits (author)
Jan 9, 2011 (4798 days ago)

how to get so-en book/magazine?thanks..

May 22, 2013 (3935 days ago)

@Ari: Click on the link Buy So-En At Amazon Japan (right of the image on top of the page)

Kjeld Duits (author)
May 22, 2013 (3935 days ago)

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