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October 18, 2012 5:55 AM   Subscribe

I plan on being Miss Argentina, the blue-skinned, slit-wrist Afterlife Receptionist from Beetlejuice for Halloween. What free typeface should I use to print the sash?

I have a friend who works in an industrial factory who can print directly on fabric for me, but I need a font.

My other costume is Claudia Kishi from Babysitter's Club, but I don't need help from that, because I basically dress like her anyway.
posted by Juliet Banana to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (6 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
 
Saddlebag. If that's too wide, Insane Rodeo.
posted by DarlingBri at 5:58 AM on October 18, 2012


I think I disagree with DarlingBri. The font on her sash doesn't have spurs, and both of those suggested do.
Here are my suggestions: Adelle, Compressor Slab Serif, Poster Slab, Foro Bold

Also i love the idea of this costume!
posted by FirstMateKate at 8:06 AM on October 18, 2012


Any condensed slab would do. Of the above, Poster Slab is the only one that comes close.
posted by Sys Rq at 8:45 AM on October 18, 2012


Great costume! I'd go with FirstMateKate's suggestion of Poster Slab even though the capital S is little off, it's the only free one and will be a very good match.
posted by humph at 8:58 AM on October 18, 2012


I am baffled as to how none of you are seeing spurs. They are SO THERE.
posted by DarlingBri at 9:58 AM on October 18, 2012


There are no spurs, DarlingBri. Look at the IS in MISS. Look at the left side of the A.
posted by cardioid at 10:01 AM on October 18, 2012


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