Consumer Culture Readers’ Picks 2019

Best in the Nest Readers’ Picks are voted on for four months prior to publication. These are the winners in the respective categories.

Best New Store (2 Years):
Girl Tribe

Best Local Product:
Luma CBD

Best Clothing Store:
Royal Peasantry

Best Consignment Shop:
Buffalo Exchange

Best Place To Buy Vintage:
Sleepy Poet Antique Mall/The Rat’s Nest (Tie)

The Rat’s Nest (Photo courtesy of The Rat’s Nest/Facebook)

Best Pop-Up Market:

Best Flea Market:
Uptown Flea

Best Gift Shop:
Paper Skyscraper

Best Jewelry Store:
Queen City Custom Jewelers

Best Fashion Designer:
Royal Peasantry

Best Home Accessories Store:
Sleepy Poet Antique Mall

Best Furniture Store:
Fab Fun Furniture

Best Shoe Store:

Best Bicycle Shop:
The Spoke Easy

The Spoke Easy (Photo courtesy of The Spoke Easy/Facebook)

Best Hair Salon:
Bohemian Stylehouse

Best Hair Stylist:
Candace Stamper of Bohemian Stylehouse

Best Makeup Artist:
Miranda Blankenship

Best Barber Shop:
Charlotte Barber & Beard

Best Nail Salon:
Polished Nail Bar

Best Massage Shop:
Okra Charlotte/Mythic Massage Therapy (Tie)

Best Tattoo Shop:
Canvas Tattoo & Art Gallery

Best Piercing Studio:
Sadu Body Modifications

Best Fitness Studio:

Best Yoga Studio:
Okra Charlotte

Best Book Store:
Park Road Books

Best Record Store:
Lunchbox Records

Lunchbox Records (Photo by Grant Baldwin)

Best Vape Shop:
Charlotte Vapes

Best Head Shop:
Buddha’s Bazaar

Best Cigar Shop:
Tinder Box Cigars

Best Sex Shop:
The Red Door

Best Dentist:
Adrian Lineberger of Lineberger Dentistry

Best Doctor:
Dr. Rhett Brown of Novant Health

Best Plumbing:
R&R Plumbing

Best Car Mechanic:
Nick’s Auto Repair

Best Heating & Air Company:
Morris Jenkins

Best Laundromat/Dry Cleaner:
Peachy Kleen Charlotte

Best Clothing Alterations:
Anna’s Alterations on Park Road

Best Attorney:
Irene King/Troy Thresher (Tie)

Best Law Firm:
Sodoma Law

Best Real Estate Agency:
Savvy + Co.

Best Bank:
Wells Fargo

Best Spa:

Best Auto Dealer:
Scott Clark Toyota

Best Vet:
Long Animal Hospital

Best Pet Store:
Pet In The City

Best Doggie Daycare:
Carolina Doggie Playland

Best In-Store Pet:
Patsy, Paper Skyscraper

Best CBD Shop:
Buddha’s Bazaar