Sydney Wells' perfect, golden life vanishes when her devoted husband dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers that he has failed to include her in his will. Sydney is removed from the beautiful house that has been her home for sixteen years. Despite warnings from her own daughters, Sydney returns to the world of fashion she'd enjoyed as a talented young designer. Her girls only want the best for their mother, but they are concerned she's back in a world she is no longer familiar with.