Madam Loisel isn't satisfied with being in middle class, and she believes that she deserves better in life.
Madam Losiel received an invitation to an affair from her husband to help cheer her up. However she broke down crying since she didn't have a dress or jewelry fancy enough to wear.
Madam Loisel didn't have a dress or jewelry for the ball, but she had the resolution of borrowing a necklace from her friend.
She ended up going to the ball and she was considered the most beautiful woman there. All the men wanted to dance with her, and she had such a great time that she didn't want the night to end.
After returning home from the affair she noticed that the necklace was gone and she and her husband spent days and hours to search for it but werent able to find it.
After ten years of debt to repay for the necklace madam loisel ran into her friend and decided to tell the truth about the necklace. However, her friend told loisel that the necklace was actually a paste.