The relationship between Evie and Beatrice is threatened when they are unable to agree on designs for their proposed collection.
The sisters find the theme for the new Eliott collection. They are introduced to an important fashion writer, who all but ruins their reputation.
A fashion show of the girls work is staged. Unfortunately they are accused of plagarism and this leads to dire consequences.
After the success of their first collection, Beatrice and Evie receive an unexpected offer to work in Paris
While Evie is designing in Paris, Beatrice is determined to expand the House of Eliott. An offer of help from Jack's old flame has bitter-sweet consequences.
Florence is making life at work unbearable for Tilly, forcing her to make a decision that surprises Beatrice and Eve.
Preparations are underway for the forthcoming collection when Beatrice sees her mother-in-law's artwork. Profoundly influenced, she is determined to change the show's theme.
The Eliott sisters are commissioned to design the costumes for a ballet. The close involvement between Beatrice and David, the ballet's choreographer, creates a problem for Jack. Show more
With news about Ralph's secret financial dealings out in the open, could the Eliott's go out of business? Elizabeth confronts Alexander about his affair with Evie.
Beatrice has left Jack and she moves in with Evie. As the sisters struggle with their next collection, the General Strike prompts unrest in the workroom.
The opening of the London branch of Maison Gilles poses a serious threat. Continuing financial problems force staff to be laid off. Caragnac offers to buy the House of Eliott.
Despite Jack and Alexander's strenuous efforts, Bea and Evie conclude that they must sell the House of Eliott.
Bea and Evie pack up and head for America to promote their new collection.
Bea and Evie return from America to discover that many of their London clients have deserted them for a rival fashion designer.
Bea and Evie go into ready to wear with Joseph Cotter. Abraham Barak turns down Jack's script. Madge's brother turns up. Stan takes part in a fatal fight.
Bea and Evie sign a contract with Larry Cotter to expand into the area of ready to wear. Bea and Jack reconcile, but she also receives proposal of marriage from Donald Bradley.
When Tilly and Madge ignore Florence's instructions, the Eliotts are presented with a dramatic choice.
Gwendoline is introduced to the House of Eliott. Her confidential revelations are exploited by a betrayal from within the workroom.
The birth of Tilly's baby brings great excitement to the troubled workroom, however Beatrice is worried about her own future. Meanwhile the new Ready to Wear premises are set up.
Bea gives premature birth to Lucy while Jack is working in Glasgow. Tilly returns to work after tragic death of her baby William.