Legend of the Phoenix is set in the fictional Eastern Liang dynasty. Acrobat Ye Ning Zhi (He Hong Shan) and her troupe enter the palace in order to perform for the empress dowager. Ning Zhi is unexpectedly framed by Princess Royal Pang Zhen (Liu Min), but talented strategist Wei Guang (Jeremy Tsui) luckily comes to her rescue, which leads Ning Zhi to fall for him. Two years later, Ning Zhi becomes a palace maid serving the empress (Cao Xi Wen). She witnesses a lot of injustice and decides to stand up against it, which impresses both the empress as well as the emperor (Cui Peng). But with that comes also danger as Ning Zhi is drawn into the power games that not only threaten her but also Wei Guang’s safety.
Chen Yi En (Gülnezer Bextiyar) and her boyfriend Ye Qi Lei (Yang Shuo) together set up their own business right after graduating from university. However, they have to learn that the business world is competitive and cruel. In the end, his rival causes Qi Lei’s “death by accident”. Instead of falling apart, Yi En becomes only stronger and takes on the heavy burden of leading the company alone, eventually making a famous fashion brand out of it. At the same time, she continues to track down Qi Lei’s whereabouts. Qi Lei actually didn’t die, someone saved him, but because of the seriousness of his wounds, he had to undergo plastic surgery and now recovers overseas. When Qi Lei returns to China to find out the truth behind his accident, he becomes the chairman of a fashion enterprise and goes by the name “Lu Zhun”. He and Yi En meet again as competitors, but eventually fall in love with each other again. However, things get complicated when Yi En’s childhood friend Qin Ye (Jeremy Tsui), who has been pursuing her, enters the picture and Yi En’s best friend Cen Wei (Sarah Zhao) falls for the handsome Lu Zhun.