The Weekend Guide

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James Icon Jweats
What: Keeping its attention to style, detail, and fit, James Jeans’s new offshoot trades in dry-aged denim for snazzy heather gray sweatpants ($163) so flattering that relegating them to couch duty would be a waste.
Why: Nobody does a fancy sweat like L.A. Nobody.
When: At your leisure.
Where: Online at jamesjeans.us.

Artspace Warehouse
After warming up two weeks ago with its first exhibition, the new gallery of affordable art is now open to the public with photos, collages, and paintings priced $200-$2,000.
Why: The staff will hook you up with an artist for a custom mural or one-of-a-kind commission.
When: Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 7354 Beverly Blvd., b/t Fuller & Martel Aves., Mid-City West (323-936-7020).

The New
What: Every fashion/art/design lover’s favorite accessories-obsessed boutique has a new home with more room for the everyday-chic shoes, bags, and occasional items from Alexander Wang, Vena Cava, Rachel Comey, and friends.
Why: Loads of new fall pieces and a monthlong Jesse Kamm pop-up shop-in-shop with her new silk frocks.
When: Opens Fri. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-2 p.m.
Where: 8425 Melrose Ave., b/t La Cienega Blvd. & Melrose Pl., West Hollywood (323-330-9355).

Thursday Night Turbo Treatments
Chic Piele Skin Boutique launches weekly evening hours, offering everything you need to beautify for the weekend, including mini mani/pedis, waxing, fast false eyelashes, and speedy skin fixes like mini microdermabrasion.
Why: Start the festivities early with complimentary mojitos and macarons.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: 9721 Little Santa Monica Blvd., b/t N. Linden & Roxbury Drs., Beverly Hills (310-717-8462).

Rama Restaurant
Garlic and pepper chicken, spaghetti kee mao beef, sticky rice with fresh mango, and more farmers market-sourced Thai cooking from chef Pannuwat Soukjai (last seen at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok).
Why: Contemplate your plate of sidewalk pad Thai under the peaceful gaze of the giant Buddha.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-10:30 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-11:30 p.m.; Sat., 5-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 5-10:30 p.m.
Where: 7910 W. Third St., b/t S. Fairfax & Edinburgh Aves., Mid-City West (323-592-3035).

Photo: Courtesy of James Jeans

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7354 Beverly Blvd
bt Fuller & Martel Aves
Los Angeles, CA 90036
9721 Little Santa Monica Blvd
bt N Linden & Roxbury Drs
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
7910 W 3rd St
bt S Fairfax & Edinburgh Aves
Los Angeles, CA 90048
8425 Melrose Ave
@ N Croft Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90069