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10 of the Best Alternative Italic Fonts

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From condensed italic typefaces with impact to handwritten italic scripts, these 10 italic fonts show that italic type styles are anything but dull.

If you’re looking for an italic font that brings both elegance and personality to your designs, consider these alternative italic fonts that range from chunky display fonts to retro italic typefaces. Scroll down for our edit of the best italic fonts from our partner Envato Elements.


1. Facile Italic Envato Elements

Facile Pro is a simple, bold, and still playful take on an all-caps sans serif italic font. If Helvetica grew up in southern Europe and took an entirely edgier path in life, it would be this. Who needs a serif italic? Facile is beautiful and audacious and perfect for just about any project.


2. Oliviar Italic Expanded Envato Elements

Looking for a wide, expanded italic font for your next project? Look no further than Oliviar, inspired by geometric fonts with a Grotesque touch. Features 7 weights, and is just one of the most beautiful italic fonts around.


3. Quatera Italic – Elegant Classy Serif Italic Envato Elements

Quatera gives that retro, rounded, elegant feel to an italic font, but it most certainly would be a great additon to your collection of beautiful italic fonts. It’s elegant, timeless, and perfectly italic!


4. Claire Murphy – Stylish Italic Serif Envato Elements

Claire Murphy is an amazing italic handwriting font with style! No, really, the alternates and swashes here make this one of the best italic fonts in word or anywhere else. It’s got multilingual support and is already PUA encoded, so you just install and go!


5. Rosign – Bold and Italic Envato Elements

Rosign is a perfect member of the bold italic fonts society, and it’s pretty obvious why! It’s modern and retro, it’s clean and yet practically begs for some grungy layer to be slapped on top. One of the most versatile and beautiful italic fonts around!


6. RAVINE ITALIC – Modern Serif Envato Elements

Ravine’s italic fonts style is just… breathtaking. It features both upper and lowercase, numerals, and punctuation, and is truly a beautiful italic fonts set. Features international glyphs in Russian characters and is perfect for a retro feel.


7. Houston Italic Font Family Envato Elements

Houston, we do not have a problem — with this blocky, condensed, bold italic fonts set! Featuring regular, double, outline, and shadow fonts, you’re looking for a sans serif that goes with just about anything and you’ve found it right here!


8. RNS Camelia Envato Elements

If Helvetica were a cute, curvy italic serif fonts set, it would be Camilia. A demi-slab display type family with reversed strokes give an unexpected look and beautiful rhythm. Inspired by the geometric italic fonts of the 1920s and 1930s, it comes in 14 weights and styles. Pure perfection!


9. Quatest – elegant beauty italic font Envato Elements

Quatest is one of those semi-calligraphic, beautiful italic fonts that features ligatures and styles that are just elegant and unexpected. It’s a light weight italic serif fonts that exudes class and beauty all at once.


10. Roystorie Bold / Black Italic – Retro Font Envato Elements

We are on our hands and knees worshipping the ligatures in this Renaissance black bold italic fonts set. Rounded serif elements mixed with sharp pointed finishes make this one unique, retro italic font that’s perfect for your collection.


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