Vampira Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
Vampira is the titular host of the 1950s American variety show called The Vampira Show. She is the original gothic queen of the screen.
Vampira was inspired by the early comic strips made by Charles Addams, but she was also the inspiration for how Morticia Addams looks on-screen. Vampira’s show lasted from 1954 to 1955 only, but her legacy still lives on today.
Vampira looks like a vampire queen, there’s no doubt about that. Her pasty white skin and dark colored lips make her look seductively sinister.
She wears a skin tight black dress with a plunging neckline and billowing bat-like sleeves. She also wears a nice black waist belt. Here’s everything you need to look like Vampira.
How to make Vampira costume
|1||Black Fitted Dress||Wear a goth-inspired black fitted dress as the main piece of your Vampira outfit.|
|2||Black Heels||Match your dress with equally elegant black heels.|
|3||Black Belt||Use your belt to emphasis Vampira’s narrow waist.|
|4||Pointed Black Nails||Wear fake nails to copy Vampira’s pointed black ones.|
|5||Black Wig||Vampira has long black hair so make sure to wear a wig if you need to.|
|6||Makeup kit||You’ll need make up kit to get her peculiar eyebrows and gothic face.|
Vampira Makeup Tutorial
Vampira was portrayed by Maila Nurmi. Her salary for playing Vampira in the 1950s was $70/week.
Check out these sites to read more about Vampira and the Vampira Show: