Elle wants to invite Bruiser's mother to her wedding so she goes to a private detective to find Bruiser's mother. When she find's her, Elle discovers that Bruiser's mother is living in a cosmetics lab where they test new cosmetics on animals. Elle decides that this is an affront to all animals and decides to put a stop to it. She goes to Washington to start a campaign to make it illegal to test on animals. All she finds though, are challenges when no one takes her seriously and only her idol senator really supports her. But, there's nothing Elle can't do as long as she's got her friends behind her and her favorite pair of high-heeled, sling backs with matching purse.