You couldn’t cover up the smell of new money
At 26 years old, Evelyn Beegan is a late-blooming New York City society girl. Raised outside of Baltimore by a self-made wealthy family, Evelyn climbed her way up the social ladder through Prep schools, Country Clubs and Ivy League acquaintances and made it to the big city. But climbing the social ladder is a dirty business, and Evelyn soon discovers a Wharton-esque world of social responsibilities and anxieties she never could have anticipated. From sailing etiquette and debutante balls to the art of the subtle insult, Evelyn in too deep with shallow pockets.