Cast your vote for the best alternative brick and mortar or online store of 2016! 2016 brings the first year of The Auxiliaries, awards for the best in alternative culture and subculture, the best of the unique and independent. Auxiliary would like to honor the best of 2016, those who really stood out, those who really embodied the Auxiliary spirit and aesthetic.
Vote for the Best Store of 2016
The first round was from December 28th to January 12th and is now closed. Through open nominations the following Brick and Mortar Stores were nominated: Borderline Plus, Cats Like Us, Five and Diamond, Hot Topic, Rosie the Rebel, Trash and Vaudeville, Vagabond Saints, and Wells & Verne. Through open nominations the following Online Stores were nominated: Beserk, Cats Like Us, Dolls Kill, I Am Attitude, Sourpuss Clothing, Storming the Base, The Gothic Shop UK, Too Fast, and Tragic Beautiful.
The second round was from January 14th to January 20th and was to choose the winner of the award. Five official nominees were chosen based on number of votes, reader opinions, and the nominees’ accomplishments throughout 2016. Voting was limited to once per day. The nominee with the most votes in the second round received the award. Cats Like Us, Five and Diamond, Rosie the Rebel, Trash and Vaudeville, and Vagabond Saints are the five official nominees for Best Brick and Mortar Store. Beserk, Dolls Kill, I Am Attitude, Sourpuss Clothing, and Storming the Base are the five official nominees for Best Online Store.
Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone that voted!