A young woman by the name of Mme. Loisel in the late 1900's in Paris, has a husband that has been invited to a ball. Mme. Loisel wants to go with him, but wants a nice dress than she already has and jewelry. She is a middle class woman that dreams of being royality.
Mme. Loisel bought a dress worth 400 francs and still was not satisfied. She wanted jewelry and decided to visit her friend Mme. Forestier. When she visited her, she a beautiful diamond necklace and took it home.