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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Like many metropolitan areas, Washington, DC is a hub for busy professionals who probably spend more time commuting or at work than they do at home. They strive to balance their jobs, working out, personal relationships, keeping a clean home, getting enough sleep, and the list goes on (and on). Throw an engagement into the […]

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When you think of D.C., one of the first things that likely comes to mind – aside from the iconic monuments – are its rich plethora of museums. This is where the Smithsonian Institution calls its home, after all – over a dozen world-class buildings steeped in culture and history, open to the public to […]

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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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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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Taylor and Ryan’s wedding was the epitome of DC classic elegance. Having chosen The St Regis Hotel as their wedding venue, we knew we were already in for a treat. From the perfect attires to the most gorgeous flowers, and to stunning portraits by the White House, everything about their day was worthy of praises […]

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