The Edit by Brett Graff
This week on the social scene, Sexy Fish, Mad Butcher and were to find Funny Females.
Sexy Fish Miami made its much-anticipated North American debut with an exclusive Grand Opening party featuring a live performance by Mary J. Blige. Wearing a one-shoulder leopard print Halpern jumpsuit with knee high YSL boots, the nine-time Grammy Award winner took to the stage to perform her chart-topping hits including Family Affair and Just Fine, in addition to her newly released single Amazing. Guy Gerber closed out the night with an exclusive DJ set.
Sexy Fish is owned by Richard Caring, the British businessman and restaurateur who owns many of London’s most fashionable restaurants and the globally renowned private members’ club, Annabel’s. Caring is also a major shareholder in Soho House group.
Notables in attendance include Dr. Steven and Elizabeth Resnick, Nikki and Michael Simkins, Suzy Buckley Woodward, Marissa Toccin Lucas, Michael Comras and Daniella Swaebe, Lana Bernstein, Maya Ezratti, Michael Bay, Kelly Blanco, Walshy Fire.
Philanthropist, wife, mother-of-four, pilot and restaurateur Kim Wood with partner Coco Coig held a Friends & Family “Sneak Peek” night at The Mad Butcher, their new venture in Wynwood. The concept gourmet sandwich shop in the front, clandestine speakeasy with a 1970s disco vibe in the back. The sleek space is located at 2300 NW 2nd Avenue in Wynwood and is expected to be open to everyone next week, on December 27.
Brett Graff is SocialMiami.com’s managing editor and has been a journalist covering money, people and power for over 20 years. Graff contributes to national media outlets including Reuters, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Maxim, and the PBS show, Nightly Business Report. A former U.S. government economist, her nationally syndicated column The Home Economist is first published in The Miami Herald and then on the Tribune Content Agency, where it’s available to over 400 publications nationwide. She is broadcast weekly on two iHeartRadio news shows and is the author of “Not Buying It: Stop Overspending & Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids,” a parenting guide for people who might be tempted to buy their children the very obstacles they’re trying to avoid.