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Before Elvira, there was Vampira- the original 1950's goth girl and television's first horror flick host.

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Vampira's real name is Maila Nurmi

Vampira was inspired by Morticia Adams and Snow White's Evil Queen

Maila modeled for pin up artist, Alberto Vargas and paid most of her bills throughout the 50's by working as a pin up model .

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Steal some of Vampira's sexy-scary style with these classic pieces and of course, don't forget about your unmentionables to shape that perfect Vampira hourglass

how to dress like Vampira


Maila Nurmi was quite cutting edge for her time. Her signature look included black hair, skin tight black dress with a plunging neckline and the most pointy brows in Hollywood.

See more about Maila and her timeless character in  "Vampira The Movie"

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