Backward Glances is your source for vintage costumes and new costumes for Halloween!
Why go to one of those cookie-cutter Halloween stores, when you can get unique vintage costumes and personalized service here at Backward Glances?
We’ve got so many costumes that we’ve had to divide it up into four sections! Click on the title below to go to a themed page with costumes and prices. And don’t forget to visit all our decades departments for the best vintage costumes of the roaring 20s, fabulous 50s, smashing 60s & 70s, and awesome 80s!
Some of these costumes are left over from previous years & priced at up to 75% off their original prices. These costumes are in limited supply, so get them while you can.
We’ve always got original vintage pieces in our retail store that you can put together make your own creative costume! Our staff will always be glad to help you! We’ve got wigs, jewelry and other accessories to finish it all off. And unlike those temporary Halloween stores, you can actually try on the costumes to find the perfect one for you!
More cool costumes for Halloween arrive throughout the season, so check back for new items!
If you can’t make it to our store, all costumes listed are available to mail order. See below.
Need more info? Call us at 732-774-0007 or e-mail us.
Flapper costumes, fifties costumes, hippie costumes, disco costumes, 80s costumes & more! We’ve even got those cheezy costumes with plastic masks that you remember from your childhood, in adult sizes.
Fantasy Costume Department
Choose from sexy pirate costumes, seductive sailor costumes, and mermaid Halloween costumes. Plus more fun costume styles and accessories.
Your favorite fairy tale characters and scary villains, plus other creepy costumes, capes, and scary stuff.
Movie & TV Show Costumes
Retro TV show costumes & classic movie stars & super heroes.