Fernando and Kevin’s wedding in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic, was a wonderful mix of minimalism, modernism and so so so much style! These kind, amiable, sensible and fashion forward grooms had our hearts at hello. You have to see this!
Here at Claire Duran Weddings & Events, one of the things we do most is beach destination weddings. And we wouldn’t want it any other way! Check out a teaser of some of the topics we discussed in a recent interview with wedding writer Sarah Zlotnick for BRIDES.
As a daughter of Dominican immigrants, Adriana Diaz found our work when looking for options to do her wedding in the Dominican Republic. Early on, plans shifted focused to having the events in Chicago, but she still wanted to work with us and that meant the absolute world. We couldn’t wait!!! Adriana and Bryan were […]
Sally and Ryan got married earlier this year in our beloved Casa de Campo Resort in the Dominican Republic. Namely, they chose different Altos de Chavon venues for the various moments of their celebration. And their reception setup is still one that blows me away every time I see the pictures. Everything lined up to […]
Michelle & Daniel met at a high school science fair at 16, and as Michelle says, “[At sixteen] everything seemed endless & forever was the only way to go for the young & clueless. We we might have been dreamy & young, but we weren’t clueless–we knew then & there forever was our fate.” Nine […]
After many years dreaming of creating a sister brand to serve a wider audience at a competitive investment, we have finally done it! We are so excited to introduce our new sister company, CEREMONIA. CEREMONIA is a boutique event planning firm providing wedding planning, design and management services for couples in the Washington, DC area […]
Megan is without a doubt one of the sweetest brides I have ever worked with. From day one I was 100% convinced that we were the right match for each other, as every single aesthetic indication she gave me was what I constantly dream of for our weddings. And on top of it all, she […]
Virginia and Chris very much wanted to give their guests a fun and unique destination experience for their wedding last March, and they couldn’t think of a better place than the colonial city of Santo Domingo, where much of Virginia’s family is from. The plethora of historic 16th century venues inspired their vision of a […]
Destination wedding planner Claire Duran shares her best tips for having a wedding away from your local market, presenting all the key things to expect!
One of the things we love about the Washington, DC area is how much of a melting pot it is – there are people of all different backgrounds, race, and ethnicities who have chosen to make our nation’s capital their home. Such is the case for our local DC couple, Anya and Lamin, who tied […]
Remember the days when you had to look through a small glass lens in order to take a photo? And you had to hope that you had everything just right – good lighting, steady hands, big smiles and wide open eyes – because you weren’t going to see that picture until it was developed, days […]