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Washington Life Fetes DC's Young Movers and Shakers (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

06/26/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Washington Life Magazine hosted its fifth annual The Young and The Guest List (YGL) event April 15th. The theme this year was "A Return to Glamour." Between the historic venue of The Washington Club, the magical stylings of Events by Andre Wells, Design Cuisine and Janet Flowers, and 400 of the metro area's top 40-and-under movers and shakers, the night truly was glamorous.

The YGL is a list of 250 of the most influential Washingtonians under 40. Collectively known as The Young and The Guest List, these movers and shakers were chosen by committee from across professions, including politics, media, diplomacy, law, finance, real estate, sports, entertainment, the arts, technology, and philanthropy. The theme of this year's event was "Return to Glamour."

"We felt it was important to acknowledge the city's rich history by hosting the event at a landmark venue once known salons that blended power, grace and society," Washington Life Executive Editor Michael M. Clements said. "We are grateful and excited that we found such a place in the Washington Club, the former Patterson Mansion on Dupont Circle. We also love the fact that the mansion was built by a newspaper editor and was for many years the epicenter of power and society in the nation's capital." Full coverage of the event here!

View more photos from the event here!

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Ashley Taylor, John Thornley, Lindsay Craig, Omar Popal. Photo by Tony Powell.

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Kadriek Madien, Will Thomas. Photo by Kyle Samperton.

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The ladies of Washington Life: Ali McLaughlin, Kelly Fisher, Maci Peterson, Karin Tanabe. Photo by Joesph Allen.

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Anchyi Wei with Washington Life's Michael Clements. Photo by Joesph Allen.

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Sole and Ginuwine. Photo by Joesph Allen.

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Miss Vermont 2008 Ashley Wheeler, Miss Virginia 2008 Tara Wheeler, Miss DC 2009 Kate Marie Grinold. Photo by Tony Powell.