Edmund Lovett returns to the news that his beloved shop has had a break-in. Denise is met with tough decisions and realises that becoming head of Ladieswear brings many new challenges that she hadn’t anticipated. At odds with her friends, and finding Moray more and more distant, she realises it can be lonely at the top. In an effort to exert his ownership, Tom Weston begins plans to expand the Paradise which could take the store beyond Moray’s financial reach. Katherine’s attempts to build a relationship between Tom and Flora go badly when Flora asks Tom about his youth. When Moray offers her a hand of friendship Katherine enjoys a trip down memory lane, but her fragility to Moray’s charms doesn’t go unnoticed by her husband.