Alice, 20, lives in Normandy. She works wool, she invents, designs handmade clothes. She wonders what to do with her innate talent, until she meets Agnes, a rich Parisian lady who helps her reach a prestigious school of Applied Arts. Alice leaves everything behind to start a new life alone in Paris. There, she meets Antoine, the son of Agnes, and they soon fall passionately in love. Antoine finds in Alice a sincerity and a simplicity that free him from the “bourgeois” environment he rejects, while Alice enters a fascinating world: "the high society". He shares with her his knowledge and she gives him everything she has, with the risk of losing herself.