Model Keyana Montigue, representing Dudley Beauty College, gets dolled up by makeup artist Miss Diane.
A model waits patiently as a stylist puts the finishing touches on her mile-high pink-and-blond hairdo.
Silver contacts take this futuristic look to the next level.
Two models from B.R.A.T. Box Salon for Kids in Temple Hill, Md., hang out backstage.
Glynn Jackson, who runs Golden Scissors, shares the stage with D.C.'s mayor-elect, Vincent Gray.
Choreographer and actor Darrin Henson presented a lifetime achievement award.
Elaborate (and sometimes barely there) costumes ruled the runway.
The kids who modeled in the show proved that you don't have to be a grown-up to work the runway in fierce style.
Case in point: this miniature model, who was front and center as he showed off his style.
A model walks in the show.
Some of the styles at the show were so elaborate, they looked more like fancy hats than hair.
Anji Corley, contributing editor to The Root, gazes at the action on the runway.
This model is loving the spotlight!
All in blue, the models are part of Glynn Jackson's crew.
Lachers Reese models the night's winning style, created by Christopher D. Fountain of Connecticut. Fountain won $1,000 for his efforts.