ELLE'S Top Shop: Crimson Mim, Los Altos, CA; 650-947-7463; Palo Alto, CA; 650-323-2277
What's There: Owner Christine Campbell stocks both tried-and-true and newer labels, including 3.1 Phillip Lim, Rachel Comey and Harvey Faircloth.
Projected wait-list items: Bettye Muller's wool and suede espadrilles; Lauren Manoogian's sweater coats
Vibe: Low-key Cali cool: all white loft style space with hints of animal print
Playlist: Kings of Leon, Paul Simon, Blue Rodeo, Bob Dylan, the Police, Adele