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The Matrix Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite The Matrix Characters

Browse through The Matrix cosplay guides for characters who appear in the movies from the award-winning science-fiction franchise. Created by The Wachowskis, the franchise changed the way people view the world around them. Starring Keanu Reeves, The Matrix takes place in a dystopian future that depicts humans unknowingly living in a simulated reality among artificial beings that control their world. Once Thomas Anderson, aka “Neo,” uncovers the truth, he finds himself in a war against the machines. Now you can dress up as your favorite humans and machines with these easy-to-follow cosplay guides. Find everything you need to look like Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus to bring the simulated reality to life.

Neo

Neo Costume

Born Thomas A. Anderson, Neo is a hacker who finds himself trying to save humanity from a war with intelligent machines. When Neo gets caught by The Matrix for researching Morpheus, he is eventually introduced to Morpheus where he swallows a red pill that reveals the truth about the world around him. After conflicts arise and battles ensue, Neo gets killed by Agent Smith. When brought back to life by Trinity, Neo can now manipulate and control The Matrix. Neo eventually warns the machines that he will show them “a world where anything is possible.” Now you can cosplay Neo with the same look seen throughout The Matrix franchise by following this step-by-step costume guide.

Neo Costume
Neo Costume Guide
Trinity

Trinity Costume

Trinity is a computer programmer and hacker that has escaped The Matrix, a computer program in which the human race is now fighting intelligent machines. At the start of the series, Trinity is the first mate on Morpheus’ hovercraft, Nebuchadnezzar, helping Morpheus to free people from The Matrix. Famous for hacking the IRS database, Neo recognizes Trinity and trusts her when she directs him to seek Morpheus. Throughout the first movie, she falls in love with Neo. Trinity finally expresses her love for him after Agent Smith kills him. She successfully brings him back to life with just her kiss. Now, you can save lives like Trinity through cosplay. Follow the step-by-step costume guide, as seen in The Matrix.

Trinity Costume
Trinity Costume Guide

The Matrix Cosplay Costumes

The debut of The Matrix in 1999 took the world by storm with its iconic slow-motion fight scenes and martial-arts inspired choreography. The Wachowskis transported us into a dystopian future that changed the way we view the world around us. Recreating each character’s futuristic outfits for a costume party or [Halloween] event can be so much fun! There’s nothing like transporting yourself into the future by cosplaying a familiar character—especially when sci-fi culture is in the mix!

Recreating the outfits seen throughout the franchise doesn’t have to be as challenging as traveling into the future. Several outfits can be easily put together by digging through your closet or by visiting a local thrift shop. Take a look at each DIY cosplay guide to determine the essential costume items and accessories you need to look like your favorite characters. Some of the top characters from The Matrix franchise include Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, Agent Smith, and Niobe.

About The Matrix

A sci-fi action movie created by The Wachowskis, The Matrix focuses on a dystopian world set decades into the future. Taking place in an unnamed megacity of the future, a hacker feels something is wrong with the world around him after many strange online encounters with “The Matrix.” After being contacted by a woman named Trinity, the hacker, Neo, is told that a man named Morpheus has the answers he seeks about The Matrix.

Upon meeting Morpheus, Neo swallows a red pill that both alters his reality and reveals the truth about The Matrix. Neo discovers humans are at war with intelligent machines in the 21st century and have succeeded in taking over the world. With only one city remaining as a refuge for humans, the fight continues while Neo tries to fulfill his prophecy of saving humans from the Matrix and end the war against the machines.