This story takes place in the 1800's in france. Our main charecter madame loisel belives she is not rich enough.
Monsieur loisel got an invatation to a fancy party but madame loisel thinks they should not go because she dosent have a dress to were
this cost a lot.
she needs a neckless to were to the dance. Later she convencess her husband to give her 400 dollars to buy a new dress and her friend to give her an ''expensive'' neckless.
Madame loisel loses the neckless she borowed from her friend, at the dance or in the cab.
Monsieur loisel gets a herritage from his uncle who had passed away, they also used a loan to replace the fancy neckless she had borowed from her friend.
They now are poor for ten years from paying off the neckless they replaced but at the end the to females see each other and then the friend says"I couldnt even recognize you..." she then tells madame loisel that the necklessshe borowed was fake.