Backward Glances is your headquarters for retro costumes! Hippie, disco and 80s costumes are our specialty!
From Victorian age to awesome 80s costumes, and everything in between, we’ve got what you need!
All costumes are limited quantities–new items arriving often. E-mail us or call 732-774-0007 for size availability.
Victorian/Steampunk Costume Items
Forties & Fifties Costumes
We’ve got more 40s & 50s style costumes for you to create from our vintage stock. Buy a poufy party dress and vintage tux to be king and queen of the prom! Get a bunch of our bowling shirts and go as a bowling team. Or a zombie bowling team!
Visit our 40’s/50’s page for more costume ideas!
Elvis: The King
Retro Costumes with Masks
Remember the boxed costumes you wore when you were a kid? Check out these adult-sized versions of those classic costumes, complete with cheesy plastic mask!
Here’s some more sixties costumes for you to choose from: How about Jimi Hendrix? Grab some of our vintage sixties clothing and some feathers, and go as Janis Joplin! We’ve got so many unique vintage pieces that you will only find in our Asbury Park retail store.
Visit our Smashing 60’s/70’s page for more costume ideas!
Visit our Groovy Guys page for more 70’s clothes for: Disco Dudes, 70’s Nerds, and the Brady Bunch.
Our vintage 80’s costume selection is totally rad! Get “physical” in 80’s workout wear. Pick up an Izod gator shirt for a page out of the Preppy handbook. Put a white or pastel jacket over a Miami Vice t-shirt for Crockett & Tubbs style. Go punk with a spiky wig and jewelry. And don’t forget about our Member’s Only jackets!
Visit our Awesome 80’s page for more costume ideas!