Caine, an architect, is married to Taylor, a brash, obnoxious woman. At a party he is introduced to York and is immediately taken by this widowed mother of two. York is the proprietor of a boutique and has a personality that is the polar opposite of Taylor's. She and Caine soon become
involved, which sets Taylor off on a jealous rampage. Taylor's outrageous attempts to come between her husband and his lover include drunken scenes, a suicide attempt, and a plot to exploit a lesbian attraction York had exhibited while a student. Decked out in gaudy eye makeup, outrageous
costumes, and excessive jewelry, Taylor chews up scenery left and right in a volcanic performance...