Carrying for the Weather

FIRST ANNUAL CONCEALED CARRY HOLSTER FASHION SHOW SLIDE SHOW

Since this is such a hot topic right now I decided to go ahead and post a slide show that Armed Candy graciously made of the event! Tomorrow I will have a detailed list of the holsters up for you.

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CASUAL CONCEALED CARRY WEAR – SUMMER LOOK BOOK

I’ve been working on a summer time concealed carry look book. These are casual styles that can easily be mixed and matched to create even more outfits.

Just a tip: Some of this clothing will need to be bought a size or two up for concealed carry.

Urban Cowgirl:

  1. Roar Tradition Shirt $89.95 - Buckle.com
  2. Denim Shorts $19.95 -  H&M.com
  3. Jack Purcell Low Profile Slip in Red Clay $80(USD) - Converse UK Store
  4. Gun Belt $69.95 - OldFaithfulHolsters.com
  5. Forward Cant IWB Tuckable Holster $72.95 - OldFaithfulHolsters.com
  6. Chan Luu Graduated turquoise mix wrap bracelet $190 -  Zappos.com

Summer Sunset:

  1.  Colorblocked Crochet Racerback Tank $15.80 – Forever21.com
  2. Pink Pants $24.95 – HM.com
  3. Woven ankle wrap sandal $25.50 –  Charlotte Russe
  4. Gun Blet $69.95 - OldFaithfulHolsters.com
  5. Custom IWB Leather Holster  Starting at $105 - 5ShotLeather.com
  6. Snap Attachment Single Mag Pouches Starting at $40 - 5ShotLeather .com
  7. Betsey Johnson Multi Feather Hoop Drop Earrings $38 - Macys

A Pirate’s Life For Me

  1. Striped Dolman Tee  $29.50 Currently on sale for $10 – Aeropostale.com
  2. Mek Denim Karditsa Short in Electric Blue $89 - Zappos.com
  3. Gun Belt $70 – OldFaithfulHolsters.com
  4. Custom IWB leather Holster starting at $105 – 5ShotLeather.com
  5. Ed Hardy LR Manning Shoe $35.99 - 6PM.com

 Skirting Around Town:

  1.  Ramona Skirt $39.50 –  Hollisterco.com
  2. UnderTech UnderCover Woman’s Compression Shorts $69.95 –  UnderTechUnderCover.com

Brazilian Baby

  1. Embroidered Woven Halter Dress $18.00  - Aeropostale.com
  2. UnderTech UnderCover Woman’s Compression Shorts $69.95 -  UnderTechUnderCover.com
  3. X-Front Multicolor Woven Wedge $35.50 – Charlotterusse.com
  4. Betsey Johnson Bracelet, Antique Gold Tone Parrot and Fruit Half Stretch Bracelet $55.00 – Macys.com

 

Be sure to check out some of my other articles about Concealed Carry Fashion!… Read the rest

A NOTE ABOUT TACTICAL LIGHTS

When you live around or above the 45th parallel, like me, it is dark ALOT. I always recommend my students carry some sort of a tactical light on their person when packing a handgun. I know there are some companies out there who make some pretty sweet weapons mounted lights (Insight, NightOps etc.) but is a weapon mounted light really a good alternative to a handheld flashlight?

Now, some people like to argue that weapon mounted lights give away your position to the “enemy”.… Read the rest

PACKING HEAT IN THE COLD WEATHER

JUST A FEW MORE REASONS BIGGER IS BETTER:

Winter is my favorite time of year to “pack heat”. First off, it is much easier to conceal a gun in the thick sweaters, layers and coats of winter; and consequentially, I can hide a bigger gun! Secondly, with all the holiday chaos and stress, people tend to go postal, and carrying a side-arm makes me feel alot more comfortable when I’m out in the middle of it. ( Anyone remember the incident in November of 2008 in NY when the Wal-Mart employee, Jdimytai Damour, 34, got trampled to death by a crowd of over 2,000 eager customers?) 

You may not know this, but the weather SHOULD be a factor when considering which firearm to carry.Read the rest