Bras, garters, corsets, lingerie, handbags last weeks SHOT show was not just the site of new firearm proclamations. Companies took the opportunity to showcase a number of disguised carry options designed specifically for women.
Personal and home protection is a foremost reason women own handguns, according to research undertaken by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF survey of women who owned at least one pistol found that more than 42 percent have a disguised carry permit.
Many girls require a way to carry firearms that is designed for the female body not one designed for both men and simply attained smaller.
For women who want to keep a handgun within reach, but discreetly and comfortably with their regular wardrobe, here are some concealed carry alternatives featured and disclosed for 2016.
Lingerie Holster Can Can Concealment
Made by Can Can Concealment, the Micro Hip Hugger Holster is designed to be low profile and ultra comfortable for wearing all day. The company focuses on creating holsters the hell is tactical, practical and fairly!
With the Micro Hip Hugger, you can carry up to four sub-compact semi-automatics or revolvers up to four and half inches in length, as well as three magazines.
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The gun( or handguns) is held in place with four-inch high military-grade elastic. The built-in magnets also help to keep the gun in place while moving around. Each holster is designed to keep the handgun in a position where the trigger guard is safely covered.
How about the describe? The Micro Hugger is designed for a left or right hand draw in both the front and back holsters. The holsters have silicone non-slip Tacti-Grip to help prevent slipping. To support easy re-holstering without seeming, there are re-holstering tabs.
It is be coming back black and pink as well as all black. Handmade in the U.S.A, the hip hugger micro is available for $76.
Bra Holster The Well Armed Woman
Made by The Well Armed Woman company, the FlashBang holster attaches to bras, providing both hiding and ease of access. The companys tagline is Where firearms meet feminine.
How does it run? The holster attaches to the middle of a bra with a leather loop and is tucked under the bras underwire. A kydex mold encases the pistols slide and trigger. To draw, simply lift up the shirt and pull down on the handle.
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There are left and right hand draw policy options and its also available for a wide range of different handguns from the Smith& Wesson Shield to the Ruger LCR.
Depending on the size of the handgun and the user, the user may need to dress around the holster by wearing a looser shirt. For example, larger sub-compacts like the Glock 26 may require a bigger chest size to effectively concealed the weapon.
The FlashBang retails for $49.99.
Garter Can Can Concealment
What if you want to wear a dress or skirt? In addition to the Micro Hip Hugger, Can Can Concealment offers other compression carry alternatives like the Garter Big Shebang garter holster. This holster will keep your gun concealed, but still within easy reach.
It comes in three colors and is handmade in the U.S. It is available for $75.
Tactical Covert Handbag 5.11
The 5.11 Tactical Lucy Tote Covert Purse is a fantastic option for the tactical professional, as well as civilian women who carry handguns for personal and family protection.
Designed in a modern versatile style, this tote is available in Iron Grey and Military Brown and attained in water resistant fabric.
It has a TacTec System pistol compartment in a smart location to provide rapid, easy describe of your handgun. Theres also an incorporated concealed pocket ideal for stashing badges, passports and even a wallet, as well as integrated flex-cuff slots.
The main compartment offer lots of space to load up your pouch, as well as accessory pockets to keep things coordinated. The handbag is virtually 20 inches long, 11 inches high and 7.5 inches wide.
The Tactical Lucy Tote Covert Purse is available for $99.99
Work Handbag – Gun Toten Mamas
Gun Toten Mamas introduced a number of new models for 2016 including the Blue Studded Tote, made from textured American cowhide leather. The companys tagline pretty much sums it up what many modern females are looking for in concealed carry: Taking control in style. Perfect mix of beauty and power.
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Gun Toten Mamas handbags incorporate holsters designed by Mernickel Holsters. The suitcase can be used for both leftie and rightie draws.
The bag is padded to prevent exposing the telltale shape of a firearm. The tote has been tested with Glock 27 Subcompact( 40 cal ), S& W Shield and Ruger LCP.
Thwarting would-be thieves, the shoulder straps are also designed to be slash resistant. The drop-off length is 9 inches from top of bag.
This handbag is available for $199.95.
Ballet dancer turned defense expert Allison Barrie has traveled around the world encompassing the military, terrorism, weapons advancements and life on the front line. You can reach her at wargames @foxnews. com or follow her on Twitter @Allison_Barrie.
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