Disgusted with herself and the criminal life she used to lead, Katia--a hopeless runaway girl--seeks shelter in the lavish villa of the wealthy couturier, Martha, to flee from her dangerous father who is a common thief. In an act of genuine kindness, the compassionate benefactor decides to take in the homeless orphan, and on top of that, offers her a job at her atelier; however, well-hidden secrets and an almost forgotten family tragedy are just about ready to resurface. In the meantime, Katia experiences the delightfully intoxicating effects of an ardent but forbidden love, as her father and his ruthless accomplice comb the region to track her down. Will Katia ever find peace? Who is that mysterious woman who is so fond of her?