Drama is fierce as Anthony double-books China. Kim deals with her nerves while helping the biggest little diva in Hollywood prepare for the Oscars. Mikki Taylor calls on Kim for an editorial shoot.
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With the Academy Awards right around the corner, Kim and her crew of elite stylists have their hands full dealing with a long list of celebrities prepping for the gala event. When Kim gets an urgent call from one of the most influential and important divas in all of entertainment, she knows she has her work cut out for her trying to impress the biggest little star in Hollywood. The pressure on Kim is intense; this pink diva will accept nothing short of perfection for her red carpet debut.
Drama at the salon reaches new heights as Anthony intentionally double-books China, leaving singer and actress Antonique Smith waiting impatiently. China has little time to deal with Anthony’s obvious sabotage, and instead accepts Angela’s offer to take the new client off of her hands. China is surprised by Angela’s sudden cooperation, unaware that Angela is merely seizing the opportunity to add Antonique to her growing list of celebrity clientele.
With the Oscars successfully behind them, Kim assembles her team for a big announcement: Mikki Taylor, beauty editor at-large for Essence magazine, has called upon Kim and her staff to create an exciting high-fashion look for designer Kevan Hall’s fall collection. Having only one day to pull everything together before the shoot, it’s going to take her entire team, working in harmony, to make this job a success. With her high-fashion reputation on the line, Kim wonders if her staff can table their petty drama long enough to create something fierce.
The next day, the crew returns to the salon to find a disgruntled Anthony ready to unload his emotional baggage from being left out of the Essence shoot. Kim makes it clear that Anthony’s behavior and attitude will no longer be tolerated. If he ever hopes to regain his position as her assistant, he needs to leave the drama at home along with his garish outfits. Emotions continue to run hot in the crowded salon as Kim prepares to make a huge announcement that will shake everything up.
Kim names the new manager for her salon. Terry forms an unlikely alliance. In Atlanta for the Bronner Brothers Hair Show, chaos erupts when Gocha reveals her "Plan B" and Terry makes a shocking announcement.
Kim tests Terry & Gocha's management skills by having them organize a staff photo shoot, which explodes into chaos. Leah meets with Jonathan. Gocha shares a secret with Dontay. Kim styles actress Elise Neal.
Jonathan enrages Kim when he talks about her on live TV. Terry and Gocha must co-manage the salon, while Leah explores a new business venture. A snitch gets Gocha kicked to the curb. Kim styles Teyana Taylor.
Kim confronts Jonathan after he tries to buy her salon, and questions Gocha about her loyalty. Kim styles K. Michelle. Leah plans a last-minute party for Kim, where Kim makes an announcement that causes chaos.
Anthony confronts Angela about their relationship. Kim styles LaTavia Roberson. A meeting with a major beauty distributor could mean big business for Kim. A secret about Gocha creates chaos at the salon.
Kim is shocked to discover that Jonathan has bought out her inventory of hair bags, and sends her stylists on a secret mission to his salon. Anthony & Gocha spar at a video shoot. Kim styles Garcelle Beauvais.
Kim and Jonathan agree to move forward with their partnership, but Kim explodes when she sees Jonathan's proposed contract. Anthony and Naja are suspicious of Gocha and Angela. Kim styles actress La La Anthony.
Angela approaches Jonathan. Kim makes Gocha project manager for a photo shoot, but when Gocha is late after double-booking herself with client Malaysia Pargo, all hell breaks loose. Kim styles Erica Campbell.
Kim confronts Jonathan about being in her VIP room. Secret shoppers sent by Kim visit the salon; China storms out. An infomercial training shoot becomes tense when Jonathan's blunt direction offends Kim.
Kim styles Zendaya while Dontay pleads for his job back. Team building in the wilderness spirals into meltdowns; China goes ballistic. Security cameras are installed and Jonathan gets caught in Kim's VIP room.
Naja's return shocks Kim and drives a wedge between Kim and Leah. China leads a stylists' rebellion, and Kim is pissed by Jonathan's extreme lateness. Dontay fights for his job. Kim styles R&B diva Leela James.
Kim styles Tia Mowry. The Kimble team works at LA Fashion Week, and sparks fly as they share limited backstage space with Dontay and Angela. Jonathan is impressed. Kim is shocked by Naja's return to the salon.
A mysterious envelope and surprise proposal from celebrity stylist Jonathan Antin. A new hire sparks trouble in the salon, and a key stylist is fired when Kim is pushed to her limits. Kim styles Mary J. Blige.