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Old 01-16-2014, 04:07 PM   #1
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My wife just started carrying a Shield 9mm. She is a small woman who dresses very well - i.e. "dressing around the gun" is a tough sell. She has been trying a belly band and struggling with finding a comfortable way to wear it.

I would love to get a woman's view for on-body carry for someone of slight build
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Old 01-16-2014, 04:43 PM   #2
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My wife is 5'3" 125 and the closest thing to baggy she wears are night gowns... She currently is using a couple different holsters one is the flash bang holster original and the other is I believe they called it the Marilyn ... Google flashbang holsters should come up for you
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There are a few things I do not purchase for my wife without her being there.
Shoes, underwear, kitchen tools, and guns.

She has to be with me and she selects what she wants. I just salute smartly, say "Yes Ma'am!", and pay for it.
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My wife is the same way, so I'm curious what other females think as well. She is wanting to get her carry permit, but with our 2 year old, I tell her that carrying off-body would not be a good idea. And so far, she hasn't found a holster that she likes well enough to pursue the permit any further.
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There are a few things I do not purchase for my wife without her being there.
Shoes, underwear, kitchen tools, and guns.

She has to be with me and she selects what she wants. I just salute smartly, say "Yes Ma'am!", and pay for it.
I know better than to pick out a gun or holster for her . She picked out the Shield after she shot a variety of revolvers and semi autos and shots it very well. But she just needs some help with the carry method. I did note the flash bang holster and the well armed woman site and appreciate any and all ideas.
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Red jacket down in LA had a garter holster might be an option for a date night carry.... My wife has looked at many different options eBay became a friend selling holsters that didn't work how she wanted them to
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...I just salute smartly, say "Yes Ma'am!", and pay for it.
You always knew she took you with her for a reason


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concealed weapon carry options for women

There are lots of options but none will likely give you the specific answer you and your better half are looking for. This is and will continue to be a trial and error process for a while.

The gun is a great choice for a lady concealed carry. Any holster will add a bit of thickness - some more than others.

Dress code - hers specifically - will be the biggest factor as to which will work best. There are so many ways women can dress nice and be so very different than the next.

It would be reasonable to find that more than 1 option/holster/band will be needed for all possible dressing conditions.
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There's a whole section discussing holsters here and how women carry. http://www.corneredcat.com/contents/
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I do appreciate all the ideas you all have shared. She is going to look through the websites. I was hoping a few women would offer specifics on how they are carrying
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My wife bought a purse from the Glock Store that is designed with a pouch for the pistol.

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