Style setter: Aba Kwawu, president, TAA Public Relations.
Recommended stylist: Charcelle Wilson, through the Bonnti app.
“The app is a fabulous virtual booking system for women of color, and the artists and stylists come to you.”
Style setter: Pum Lefebure, cofounder and chief creative officer, Design Army and AtYolk.
Recommended stylist: Franck Rihouey, Saint-Germain.
“Modern cuts that grow out perfectly and last six months.”
Style setter: Dani Sauter, social-media influencer, @blonde_inthedistrict.
Recommended stylist: Heather Jordan, Salon deZEN.
“She is a color specialist and specializes in platinum blonds and fantasy-color hair.”
Style setter: Anchyi Wei, social-media influencer, @anchyi.
Recommended stylist: Anne Landry, the Bloom Salon in Tysons.
“The highlights I get from Anne are more time-consuming but look natural and last quite a while longer.”
Style setter: Nathan Chin, senior product manager, Cvent.
Recommended stylist: Michael Geovanni, PR at Partners downtown.
“I trust Mikey for anything from cuts to going full platinum for the first time in my life.”
Style setter: Amy Baier, philanthropist on the boards of Children’s National Hospital, the Kennedy Center, and other nonprofits.
Recommended stylist: Shana Dee, Lumen Salon.
“Shana specializes in color and hand-tied extensions.”
Style setter: Dionna Dorsey, designer and founder, @districtofclothing.
Recommended stylist: Titi Alula, Hair Cuttery Potomac Yard Center in Alexandria.
“It’s by no means glamorous, but it doesn’t cost $250 for a trim, and she understands naturally curly hair.”
Style setter: Donald Syriani, DJ, photographer, and civil engineer.
Recommended stylist: Arash Kiani, the Grooming Lounge.
“He’s an expert in cut, color, and shave services.”
Style setter: Mera Anwar, founder and fashion designer, Miri.
Recommended stylist: Kambiz Mehdizadeh, Studio Salon & Spa.
“I have really fine hair, plus it’s long. Kambiz cuts it in a way that adds loads of volume.”
Style setter: Tamika Tremaglio, Greater Washington managing principal, Deloitte.
Recommended stylist: Tiffany Naté, Tiffany Naté Beauty.
“Tiffany has a gift for pairing powerful, business-forward looks while capturing a feminine flair, which I love.”
Style setter: Meg Biram, artist.
Recommended stylist: Winston Thompson, PR at Partners downtown.
“I go to him because my hair is sensitive and fragile.”
Style setter: Holly Barzyk, public relations.
Recommended salon: Ozuki Salon, Georgetown.
“The stylists there do amazing things with Asian hair—it is a fabulous Japanese parlor.”
Style setter: Vinoda Basnayake, hospitality entrepreneur and partner at Nelson Mullins.
Recommended stylist: David Maier, Karma by Erwin Gomez.
“My hair is thick, crazy, and long. I always want to be able to control it, but I don’t want to thin it. David knows how to find the balance.”
Style setter: Tina Alster, dermatologist and founding director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery.
Recommended stylist: Onder, Georgetown Salon and Spa.
“Onder Yavuz and his uncle, Turgay, do the best blowouts—lasting a week.”
Style setter: Sebastian Zutant, wine director and co-owner, Primrose Wine Bar.
Recommended stylist: Frank Pezzanite III, PR at Partners Mazza Gallerie.
“[He does] wild shit with cut and color and does tons of [restaurant] industry peeps.”