Apollo-era fashion flashback

The historic Apollo 11 crew returned to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean July 24, 1969.

Celebrate this historic moment and party like it's 1969 at our Splashdown party 6-10 p.m. July 24. Dance the night away in your favorite Apollo-era attire!

This 60s-themed evening bash will feature live music and activities. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to wear Apollo-era outfits.

THE FAB 5, a Beatles tribute band based in Space City, will recreate the spirit and enthusiasm of the 60s and 70s through a performance beginning at 6 p.m.

What did Apollo-era fashion look like?

That iconic retro NASA look is very simple to recreate. It consists of a white button up shirt, a slim tie and usually dark slacks. Don’t forget your pocket protector and black-frame glasses.

Some of the most memorable 60s fashion trends included oversized collars and bows and bold geometric patterns that were often combined with bright or pastel colors.

Chunky knit sweaters and turtle necks were favorites of the late 60s and early 70s as well. Shapeless shift dresses and colorful stockings also made their way into mainstream fashion in the 60s.

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