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Fashion Forward Destination Wedding in Remote Island of Formentera, Spain

Amanda and Wyatt took their guests from all corners of the US to the smallest of the Balearic Islands in Spain, to enjoy an intimate weekend full of good food, experiences and love.
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If you can believe it, Claire Durán Weddings and Events turned 5 years old in October! Sometimes we look back and think, where did the time go?! And other times we can’t believe that it’s only been five years. The amount we have been able to both envision and accomplish in these past several years brings […]


Natalie and Parker got to us as a referral of our uber talented friend (and almost CDWE team member), Asia Pimentel. Once we connected, from the first call I knew we were going to have lots of fun planning and designing their wedding. They were getting married at one of our favorite venues all around, Casa […]

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Though Erika and Shayan grew up in the same area of Montgomery County, Maryland (Gaithersburg and Potomac, respectively—just 20 minutes apart), they finally met in 2014. At first, their relationship was long distance with Shayan living in Orlando where he had settled after graduating from law school, and Erika living and working in Washington, D.C. […]


Our couple J+A chose Sanctuary Adults-Only Resort in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, as their wedding location, and we were tremendously supportive of this choice. We love this resort because not only it offers amazing accommodations and amenities for the guests and it’s just about 15 minutes away from the airport, but also because it gives […]

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We just love a classic Washington, DC wedding! Katy & Taylor’s wedding this past Summer was exactly that. Celebrated with a ceremony at the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, photos at the Jefferson Memorial and reception at Capitol View at 400, these two really showed their guests some of DC’s beauty. Even though life has taken […]


Kristina & Alden’s fall wedding was one of our very favorites this year. Not only are these two the sweetest, but they both come from wonderful and loving families, which was extremely apparent to everyone throughout their special day. Having family and friends traveling to Washington, DC from all over the world was something truly […]

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Vanessa and Jairo live in Northern Virginia and they had planned for a destination wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Planning for their Puerto Rico wedding was underway and then, for personal reason plans needed to be restructured. So we went ahead and found them a new venue, new date, new vendors, all still in Puerto […]

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New York City mormon wedding with lush florals by Intrigue Design and wedding styling by Claire Duran Weddings & Events

New York City Wedding by Claire Duran


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