Yoko is in the 45-54 year old age group, and is married with one child. She is a housewife, she makes a free local paper, and she is also a volunteer staff member for a local annual festival connected with dyeing and kimono . She has a 27 year kimono history. She wears kimono very often even for short trips out. She has 88 kimono. Her collection is comprised of 80% casual kimono such as komon, tsumugi or wool, cotton and 20% formal kimono including furisode and tomesode.