We bring you the best in alternative culture and subculture of 2016. Here are the winners of the 2016 Auxiliary Awards!
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.
Voting for The Auxiliaries took place in two rounds. The first round was for open nominations and readers could nominate any company or individual they felt was fitting of the award. The second round was between 5 official nominees based on number of votes, reader opinions, and the nominees’ accomplishments throughout 2016. The winner of the award has gone to the official nominee with the most votes.
The 2016 Auxiliary Award Winners
Best Fashion Designer : Darkspectre Custom Couture
Best Brick and Mortar Store : Vagabond Saints
Best Online Store : Sourpuss Clothing
Best Blog : La Carmina
Best Band : IAMX
Best Album : Blackstar by David Bowie
Best Music Video : Lazarus by David Bowie
Best DJ : Scary Lady Sarah
Best Club Night : Schwarzer Reigen in Vienna, Austria
Best Festival : Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, Germany
Best Artist : Zoetica Ebb
Best Photographer : Laura Dark Photography
Best Makeup Artist : Deanna Roberts aka Makeup Vamp
Best Hair Stylist : Cat Monster
Best Beauty Product : Blush and Eyeshadow Palette by Ultraviolet Cosmetics
Best Model : Myles Sexton
Thank you to everyone that voted!