Bird Box’s Malorie: DIY Cosplay
In the hit Netflix film ‘Bird Box’, Malorie Hayes (played by Sandra Bullock) has experienced enough trauma for several lifetimes. We meet her as a pregnant, single mother whose sister takes her own life during a spreading epidemic mass-suicide, and see her all the way through to safety with her two children “Boy” and “Girl.”
Her journey down the river is a challenging one—keeping enough resources in a canoe constantly threatening to capsize while you’re blindfolded isn’t easy. Why the blindfold? Well because if you see it, you kill yourself.
How to Dress Like Malorie from Bird Box
Malorie wears whatever she finds, fits, and is weather appropriate. She doesn’t have time, desire, or resources to be fashion-forward. She dresses in layers—a habit you get into when you go from canoeing down a chilly river to bolting up mountains to raid abandoned hospitals for supplies.
She also carries a knife, because she’s not to be messed with. Hiking boots prevent her from twisting her ankle, which is crucial because she can’t see the rocks and roots she could be tripping over.
Read on to get the look!