Jessica is in Paris for a book promotion, and calls a friend, fashion model Carrie Quinn, who will be in the show that evening. She hears from famous designer Claude Faragere, he worries about his stepson Edmund, Carrie and her friend, his son-in-law and ambitious professional rival. Armed only with a glass of champagne, Jessica startles and chases Baretta-wielding illegal Cambodian textile sweetshop worker Kim Huan who attacks Edmond Faragere's life in grief for his wife. Kim waits in her hotel-room, assuring he's glad she prevented his momentary hate to have irreversible consequences but doesn't dare take her advice to turn himself in. Jessica witnesses bickering at a competing fashion-house between designer Thea Vaughn, who cares for her label's name and quality, her husband Paul who only wants to sell for profit and assistant Denise Naveau who fixes the dispute; afterward Denise secretly calls Edmund the show can go on. Then Edmund is shot dead in his car. Huan calls and meets ...
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The title "Murder a la mode" is french for "Murder in Fashion" See more