Dress like Wendy & Jack Torrance Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

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DIY Costume Guide to Jack Torrance's Maniac Style

In the climax sequence of The Shining, Jack Torrance wears a blue plaid shirt, dark red jacket, blue jeans, and working boots. He also has an axe with him as a weapon. Jack's face is completely taken over by a creepy smirk and dark circles. Do you want to recreate Jack Torrance's maniac look? Check out our item list down here!

Jack Torrance Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 Blue Plaid Buttoned Down Shirt Get a dark blue plaid buttoned down shirt.
2 Dark Red Corduroy Jacket Top the shirt with a corduroy jacket.
3 Blue Jeans Match your top with an eighties-styled blue jeans.
4 Leather Belt Look for a simple leather belt for you jeans.
5 Tan Working Boots Pair up your outfit with simple working boots in tan or brown color.
6 Axe Prop Get an axe prop to show your insanity.
7 Burgundy Eyeshadow Apply burgundy or dark red eyeshadow to create dark circles under your eyes.
8 Short Dark Wig Recreate Jack's hairstyle with a dark short wig.
9 Full costume Full costume for better look

How to make Wendy Torrance Costume

As the nightmare has begun, Wendy Torrance does everything to protect herself and her son from Jack. In this crucial sequence, she wears a tan turtle neck sweater under a green plain shirt topped with a sleeveless corduroy dress, long white socks, and brown winter boots. Her signature weapon is a baseball bat. If you wish to recreate Wendy's outfit, follow our list down below!

# Item Description
1 Tan Turtleneck Sweater Get a plain tan or beige turtleneck sweater.
2 Green Plaid Buttoned Down Shirt Wear a green plaid shirt over the sweater.
3 Brown Sleeveless Corduroy Dress Top everything with a brown corduroy dress.
4 White Socks Pick mid-length plain white socks to wear.
5 Brown Boots Wear a pair of simple brown boots.
6 Baseball Bat Prop Get a baseball bat prop to show the need to defend yourself.
7 Dark Mid-length Wig Recreate Wendy's hairstyle with a dark medium length wig and tie it to a low ponytail.

About Jack Torrance

Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining written in 1977 that later adapted and became a very successful movie of the same name in 1980.

In the movie Jack is an author and a former teacher who takes a job as a caretaker in the Overlook Hotel on a mountain during winter break. With him are his wife Wendy Torrance and his son Danny Torrance. Things seem to be in place and perfect in the beginning, but dark influence starts to creep on Jack as time goes on. Being driven to madness, Wendy and Danny are now in great danger.