Photos: Mod Style and Hippie Threads Make a Comeback at History Colorado's 1968 Gala

History Colorado turned on the wayback machine on February 5 for a festive first look at the new exhibit 1968, a visual overview of a year that rocked the twentieth century with a wave of new style, pop music and political upheaval. Period-appropriate gear was encouraged, as you can see in photographer Ken Hamblin's chronicle of the shindig. Keep reading for a peek.

See also: Four Fashion Trends That Defined Style in 1968

Keep reading for more photos from the 1968 gala.
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