Shopping & Self Care Readers’ Choice Winners 2019

Best Acupuncturist: KC Acupuncture & TCM Center

Certified in Traditional Chinese Medicine, KC Acupuncture is known for stopping pain almost instantly.

Best Antique/Vintage Store: Good Ju Ju

Located in West Bottoms, Good Ju Ju holds items from the 1880s to the 1980s.

Good JuJu

Best Auto Repair: Sailors Auto Care Clinic, Inc.

Sailors hires technicians that are tested and certified on current car repair techniques.

Best Barbershop: Whiskey Beard Barbershop

Pamper yourself with services like beard sculpting and hot shaves.

Best Bookstore: Rainy Day Books

Listen to your favorite authors present their books at exclusive author events.

Best Butcher Shop: McGonigle’s Market

This beloved meat shop and BBQ trailer offers a wide variety of meats.

McGonigle's Market

Best Car Dealership: Aristocrat Motors

This group of dealers in Merriman is known for customer service.

Best Child Day Care: Tiny Tots Daycare

Tiny Tots provides exceptional child care paired with a healthy lifestyle.

Best Chiropractor: Identity Chiropractic’s Eric Phillips

Overland Park-based Phillips specializes in sports, injury prevention and rehab.

Best Clothing Resale Store: Plato’s Closet in Overland Park

Buy, trade, and sell your name brand clothing for a pretty penny.

Best Craft Studio: Board & Brush

Create custom wooden signs or other DIY projects like pillow making.

Board and Brush
Photo courtesy of Board & Brush Lenexa, KS Facebook

Best CrossFit: Freight House Fitness (Troost)

You’ve never experienced a 30-minute workout that’s this effective.

Best Dentist: Brandon A. James, DDS

Here you’ll receive personalized attention and care for your dental needs.

Best Eyeglass Shop: Warby Parker

Located on the Plaza, Warby Parker offers affordable designer prescription glasses.

Best Farmers Market: Overland Park Farmers Market

Local vendors create an authentic experience for customers looking for produce and unique specialty items.

Best Flower Shop: Trapp and Company

Put together a one-of-a-kind bouquet or floral arrangement.

Best Garden Supply/Nursery: Family Tree Nursery

This nursery provides a huge selection of plants.

Best Grocery Store: Hen House

A grocery store that has grown into a chain that spans the city.

Best Gym: Life Time Fitness

Work out in a place designed to inspire you to move.

Best Hair Salon: Bijin Salon & Spa

Advanced stylists know how to tame your mane.   

Best Hardware Store: Westlake Ace Hardware

This location is a classic that wins with great customer service.

Best Home Goods Store: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Find home essentials in this colossal-sized furniture and electronics store.

Best Hotel: The Raphael Hotel, Autograph Collection

This historic Kansas City hotel combines European elegance with boutique amenities.

Raphael Hotel
Photo courtesy of Raphael Hotel Facebook

Best Jewelry Store: Stephen’s Fine Jewelry

Stephen’s family has been in the jewelry business for five generations.

Best Kitchen Store: Pryde’s Old Westport

Browse through over 10,000 square feet of kitchen tools and housewares.

Best Massage: Body Renewal Therapeutic Massage by Marci

Marci has been practicing massage therapy for over 13 years.

Best Men’s Boutique: Geno’s Clothiers

A locally-owned and operated store helping wardrobes since 1997.

Best Nail Salon: Essnails

Customize your claws with Essnails’ wide range of treatments.

Best Pilates Studio: Pilates of Kansas City

New clients can attend three private sessions for only $150.

Best Real Estate Agent: The Hendrix Group, Keller Williams Realty Partners

An exceptional team of individuals helps buyers find their dream home.

Best Record Store: Mills Record Company

Discover new and used vinyl in this Westport shop.

Mills Record Company Kansas City

Best Rock Gym: RoKC

RoKC has two locations with custom climbing walls.


Best Shoe Store: Nordstrom Oak Park Mall

Browse a wide selection of designer shoes from pumps to sneakers.

Best Spa: Mia Bella Donna Medspa

Mia Bella Donna provides clients with personal treatments from spa services to cosmetic surgeries.

Best Tanning Salon: Endless Glow

The custom airbrush tanning salon will help you achieve a natural-looking tan.

Best Tattoo Parlor: Exile Tattoo

The artists at Exile are known for being personable and professional.

Best Toy Store: Brookside Toy & Science

Find today’s newest and greatest toys and an amazing array of science kits.

Best Waxing Salon: European Wax Center

This studio offers unlimited passes for those who want smooth and silky skin all year.

Best Wine Shop: Lukas Wine & Spirits Superstore

Find your favorite among the 6,000 bottles to choose from.

Best Women’s: Boutique Frankie and Jules

This mother and daughter boutique, offers fashion-forward attire.

Frankie and Jules

Best Yoga Studio: Power Life Yoga Barre Fitness

All new students can try a week of free classes before committing to the studio.

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