Malcolm Reynolds (Firefly) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween 2020

Malcolm Reynolds Signature Outfit

Although Firefly is a sci-fi show, its protagonist costume isn’t too out of this world. Mal’s style is simple but memorable simply because of its brown tone, he mostly has a simple brown shirt on topped with a color-matching long trench coat, wears a high-waisted tan trousers, and brownish boots. Just like his outfit, his retro fire gun is also in a golden brown color.

How to make Captain Malcolm Reynolds Costume

Malcolm Reynolds Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Long Sleeve Buttoned Shirt Don’t focus on a slim fit type, a regular fit is better for the look. The color that you should be looking for is brown.
2 Full Length Single-Breasted Topcoat You should be looking for a simplest design because there’s nothing fancy about Mal’s coat. However, you should keep in mind that the coat’s color must be similar to the shirt
3 Brown Suspenders Any regular suspenders will work for this, but only if they’re in a shade of brown
4 Dark Brown Leather Gloves Mal’s leather gloves are in dark brown color, so you should seek the ones with a similar tone
5 Tan High-Waisted Trousers A pair of tan high-waisted pants are perfect, but if you can’t find them then regular pants would work as well
6 Brown Belt and Gun Holster This is actually a replica from the show so you mustn’t look further
7 Simple Brown Boots Mal’s boots are simple and plain, you only need to find the right length and color
8 Brown Prop Pistol Look for a brown and retro costume pistol to complete the look

About Malcolm Reynolds

Captain Malcolm ‘Mal’ Reynolds, played by Nathan Fillion, is the protagonist in a 2002 sci-fi T.V. series called ‘Firely’ which is a story set in the future world about a group of people on a small spaceship who must overcome obstacles as they’re traveling to the unknown parts of the galaxy. The show was created by Joss Whedon, the man who also brought ‘The Avengers’ to its success in 2008.

Despite its short air time, the show had won a number of awards for its spectacular work. Back to Captain Reynold, or best known as Mal, he’s the captain of the Firefly-class transport ship called ‘Serenity.’ His military career for The Independent drove him into many battles against The Alliance, but it was the Battle of Serenity Valley that became his turning point for his side was defeated and so he, along with other travelers, must escape into the galaxy in order to survive. Mal has a high spirit of leadership in him, therefore he’s very protective of his own crew, and he’s also a man of morality and compassion.