Stratford, 1943. World War Two is still raging across Europe. But for the Lavender Girls, the workers at the Yardley cosmetics factory in East London, there are even more challenges on the home front. Esther, newly married, is learning to juggle life as a working woman with her duties as a wife. Headstrong Patsy has a double life that takes her from the East End lipstick belt by day to the stage in the West End at night. But will she be able to keep her secrets hidden? For Lou, a forbidden love forces her to choose between family loyalty and a chance at happiness. The Lavender Girls need one another more than ever if they are going to survive.