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Same Sex Wedding in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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You’ve found your perfect romantic match. Now it’s time to discover your perfect wedding day style … in cocktail form! To get started, simply choose the answer that best represents you.   QUESTION 1 – At home, you can be found: A.) Hanging out with friends and family that have popped past for an impromptu […]

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Dayana and Troy’s wedding this past September was just picture perfect. The exquisite Great Marsh Estate in Bealeton, Virginia was the most beautiful location for their big day–the garden backdrop for their ceremony alone was something to absolutely swoon over. Captured by the lovely Michelle Whitley Photography and adorned with garden blooms put together by […]

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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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Here at Claire Duran Weddings & Events we have to confess that we love doing inspiration wedding photoshoots as often as we can, as it allows us (among many other great things) to be freely creative, and present inspirations that are a perfect representation of our aesthetic to current and future #CDWE couples. While this year we haven’t been […]

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We are overjoyed to share with you some photos from Attiya and Mike’s D.C. wedding. Attiya told us that she always had imagined getting married on the Mall–she hadn’t a clear idea of how dress would look like, or whom the spouse would be–she just knew she wanted the Mall. Attiya’s parents hosted a large […]

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For this piece, I wanted to create an effortlessly elegant wedding inspiration. The natural beauty of the grounds of future venue The Regent at Stone House provided us the perfect background to embrace the feeling for an elegant outdoor affair. I wanted to go for a palette inspired by white and black watercolor brushes and […]

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This wedding inspiration photoshoot was inspired by a simple, organic and neutral elegance that would beautifully complement the gorgeous fields of Whitehall, a historic mansion in Annapolis, Maryland, built in the 1700s and now available for luxury weddings and events. We wanted to showcase an understated romantic and soft look that would resonate well with […]

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With its unique greenhouse and orangerie, the European-feeling architecture of the home, and the impressive grounds, the beautiful Jardin de Buis in New Jersey truly stands out. The greenhouse, the house’s architecture, and the gardens gave us the perfect backdrops for such a combination of aesthetics. All we had to do was bring in the […]

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