- Pool/Getty Images An Inauguration dress is likely the second most important dress to your wedding gown. Soon to-to-be second lady Karen Pence seemingly believed she needed to look like a bride for the occasion. The former First Lady of Indiana called her wedding dress designer Joyce Hittesdorf the former owner of 'Something Wonderful' in the Pences' home state of Indiana to design she and her daughter's gowns for the momentous occasion, but the internet found her final look anything but wonderful. "Mike Pence's wife appears to be wearing her wedding dress to that concert last night," one user wrote. Provided by New York Daily News Governor-elect Mike Pence stands on the dance floor with his wife, Karen, son, Michael, and daughter, Charlotte, at the Pence-Ellspermann Inaugural Ball Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 in Indianapolis. Karens dress was designed by the same team that made her highly criticized gown on Thursday night. - Joe Vitti/AP Another mocked, "Poor Karen Pence, who told her to wear that Shirley Temple style dress and add a gold belt to jazz it up." The designers at "Something Wonderful," made up of a team of six, took pride in their designs. "It's what each person picks, we're dress makers not fashion designers necessarily it's a little a different I think then what people are used to," owner Sarah Knochel told the Daily News. "It's been a really fun experience, even though not everybody liked it we knew that was going to happen but we're still enjoying it," she continued. Knochel also shared that she was "confused" by the wedding dress insult because there's a lot of "wedding" looks on the runway and red carpet recently.
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