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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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Preksha and Mauro’s destination wedding was an Indian – Dominican celebration consisting of five events.  We loved every single one of them.

destination wedding in the dominican republic by claire duran


Carmen and Frank got married this past Winter Season in Las Terrenas, in the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. Being a third wedding in this family, this is a privilege we do not take lightly, and we cannot wait to see C+F grow in love and blessings! Here’s a bit about their wedding: For […]

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Welcome Party in Sublime Samana for a NYC based mulitcultural couple planned and designed by Claire Duran Weddings & Events

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We really enjoy sharing the end results of our months of careful planning and designing an event. But we also love taking you in our behind the scenes journey. And M+R’s private villa wedding is one we can’t get over it, especially since it was our biggest structural undertaking to date!


M&R may live in West Palm Beach, but Casa de Campo in La Romana, the Dominican Republic is truly a second home for the bride and her family, and it has been for decades. So needless to say, it became the perfect setting for their destination wedding in March 2023. The couple chose the Altos […]

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Wally and Frankie’s wedding in the colonial city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was a celebration that blended history, romance, and tropical elegance. We want to use this post to show you a bit of the behind the scenes of our design process for their main celebration (the wedding reception). See full Wedding Day album […]

colonial zone wedding in santo domingo by claire duran


In the heart of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, a love story that began in the bustling streets of New York unfolded with all its glory. Wally and Frankie stood hand in hand at the First Cathedral in the New World, ready to embark on their lifelong journey together.  Wally and Frankie had met […]

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Inspired by a neutral palette, the ambiance of this beach welcome party was a perfect blend of sophistication and laid-back charm, adorned with subtle tropical references that added an extra touch of exotic flair.

Destination Wedding Welcome Party at Boca Marina


This is the third part of D+S’ Wedding Weekend blogposts. In the previous two we shared their Rehearsal Dinner and their Welcome Party. If you missed them, go take a look! Their wedding day started with their Ceremony at gorgeous waterfront Casa Alegre private villa in Casa de Campo. D+S are Jewish, but they didn’t […]

Wedding in Casa Alegre Dominican Republic


The second event from D+S’s destination wedding weekend happened at Minitas Beach Club in Casa de Campo Dominican Republic. The inspiration for this event was a mix of subtle desert / burning man vibes, meeting the tropical flare that comes naturally from being in a Dominican Republic gorgeous beach front space. Around the deck, guests […]

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