7 social distancing friendly catering ideas for weddings

By Sacha van Niekerk Mar 15, 2021

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From glass jars beautifully packed with charcuterie meats and cheeses to picnic baskets filled with delicious treats and champagne, these creative ideas for catering help ensure social distancing and limit the sharing of utensils.

7 social distancing friendly catering ideas for weddings:

Picnic baskets

Rather than hiring out function venues at hotels for wedding receptions, people are having picnic lunches with their closest friends and family. The celebration can be held anywhere that allows you to lay out a decorative set-up.

Each guest

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daVinci Payments’ 2021 “Dudes Go Shopping” Study Unveils Growing Preference for Mobile Shopping and Rebates Among Men

New study outlines men’s shopping and payment habits

daVinci Payments today released the 2021 edition of its national “Dudes Go Shopping” study, which examines male shopping habits, the avenues in which men shop and what influences their purchase decisions.

“Compared to our 2020 men’s shopping report, the way men shop has further accelerated to online and mobile avenues,” said Rodney Mason, daVinci Payments’ Chief Marketing Officer. “This makes it more crucial than ever for brands to offer best-in-market pricing and value options like rebates and loyalty programs to incentivize customers and ultimately drive repeat spend-back dollars.”

The top findings and

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Apple has Won a Patent for Smart Footwear Accessories that are used in context with playing VR Games


Today the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted Apple a patent that relates to smart footwear that includes an electromagnetic haptic output system having magnets in a sock or shoe. The new footwear is in context with VR Gaming accessories. The smart shoes or socks could provide users with various sensations on their feet, like hot or cold and much more, making the game evermore real.


Devices such as wearable devices sometimes incorporate haptic output components. Haptic output components may supply a user with haptic output while the user is interacting with software such as gaming software.


It can

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A Japandi-Style Home Transforms Into a Zen Paradise

Upon entering the home, you’re greeted with a natural, muted, and earthy color palette and a minimalistic, light-filled space. “Even though the color choices were mainly natural and muted, we mixed and used lots of different textures and materials to add the interest and complexity to the look,” says Shanty. In the kitchen, for example, there’s lots of plaster used, and throughout the space, you’ll see concrete, limestone, and ample amounts of reclaimed wood. For the designer, incorporating big windows and sliding doors to make the views and landscaping a major focal point in the house was also essential.


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Walmart hires fashion designer, Project Runway judge Brandon Maxwell

Walmart has hired Brandon Maxwell as creative director of its elevated fashion brands.


Walmart wants to make a name for itself in fashion. It has tapped Brandon Maxwell, a designer who dresses celebrities from Lady Gaga to Michelle Obama, to raise its reputation.

Maxwell will oversee the discounter’s elevated brands, Scoop and Free Assembly, as creative director. The 36-year-old designer lives in New York City. He has been a judge on Bravo’s “Project Runway” and designs a luxury label sold by retailers like Neiman Marcus with items that cost hundreds or thousands of dollars apiece.

By working with Walmart,

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DR Congo: Fashion show in Goma hopes to convey a message of peace

The 7th edition of the Liputa Fashion Show took place on Friday in Goma, East of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Designer and organiser, David Gulu, said the event was not just about stylish looks – as fashion can also transmit joy, feelings of well being, the good life and also convey a message of peace.

He expressed:

“Fashion conveys a message of peace because someone who is well dressed is surely at peace. We know that the role of fashion is not to stop war, but fashion can make people live in joy and harmony.”

The event brought

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