London, 1929. Lady Alice Mayton-Walsh has always been a free independent spirit. With wealth and position, Alice defies convention and created, Sheer, a women's magazine. However, after years of hard work, she finds that her life isn't as complete as she expected it to be. Then her brother's best friend Vince reveals plans to marry an heiress to save his family's fortunes. The news shocks Alice as she realises she wants more than just friendship with him. Yet, before she has a chance to follow her heart, Vince turns his back on the extravagant life. Confused, Alice tries to understand this very different Vince, but it's not until she is confronted by three poor orphans that she recognises what has been missing in her life. But a tragic accident threatens the Alice's happy future. Has she lost her second chance to find love?