Set in Paris in the 1800's. A young middle class woman with dreams of a life style far away. One day her husband comes home with tickets to a grand party but doesn't want to go with fear of looking poor.
Madame Loisel needs clothes so she goes to a family friend for a dress and some jewelry for the party.
Madame Loisel gets are ready for the ball
They went to a party and Madame Loisel lost the necklace her friend let her borrow
The loisel family tries to find the necklace but can't find it. They spend 10 years of there life working to pay off the necklace
Madame sees a long time friend that let her borrow her necklace. She tells her that the past 10 years of her life have been bad because of her necklace. She only responds with, 'Oh honey that was only a fake."