Caitlin Dowd, Cashmere Mafia
Caitlin Dowd (Bonnie Somerville): Drama series Cashmere Mafia followed the lives of four ambitious women, longtime best friends since their days at business school. One of the four, Caitlin Dowd, started to question her sexuality in the first episode, when she met and found herself attracted to Alicia Lawson, and they began to date. In episode 5, Caitlin learned that Alicia was pregnant, having planned a baby with her ex-partner Olivia. Olivia told Caitlin there was no room for her to be another mother, so Caitlin and Alicia ended their relationship in episode 6. On the show, Alicia was the first woman that Caitlin had ever dated, having only boyfriends in the past.
The series had only seven episodes in the first season due to the WGA strike, and it was not renewed for a second season.
- 7 episodes. All 7 episodes
Female love interests:
- Alicia Lawson (Lourdes Benedicto, recurring 6 episodes)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.