In Paris, Maxi Ardel, an elegant forty-year-old, successfully and firmly manages a haute couture house named after him. It is preparing to deal in Florence with the acquisition of a textile company that belonged to an old Italian aristocratic family, the di Falco. It has, indeed, a revenge to take on them. Count Massimo di Falco had stolen the child she was expecting from him twenty years earlier. Driven by a desire for revenge, Maxi wants to destroy this family at all costs but it is to count without the Countess Bianca, ready to defend herself from her former rival. From then on, the two women fought each other mercilessly.