A wide-eyed Meg Wheeler (MacLaine) comes to New York City and takes a job in market research for a large firm, while also keeping an eye open to meet the right man. Upon meeting two clients, the reserved and somewhat stodgy Miles Doughton (Niven) and his playboy younger brother Evan (Young), it doesn't take long for Meg to realize she's romantically interested in Evan. Miles, knows what his brother likes in a girl, is willing to help, therefore setting out to transform Meg into exactly that kind of girl, but what she doesn't yet know is that Miles secretly comes to want her for himself.
This film features examples of:
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: Miles is reserved and somewhat stodgy, while his brother Evan is a playboy.