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IWB Holsters

IWB holsters, or Inside-the-Waistband holsters, are probably the most popular type of concealed carry holsters. Whether you are in the market for a leather IWB holster, IWB Kydex holster, or nylon IWB holster, Craft Holsters presents a versatile range to cater to your specific preferences. Choose the most comfortable IWB holster that suits your carry style from our expansive collection.

What is an IWB Holster?

An IWB holster, positioned inside your waistband, is a type of gun holster often seen in modern action thrillers and is popular among law enforcement and civilians alike. These holsters provide the comfort and quick access you need when it matters most. Not just a concealed carry option, the IWB holster is becoming a stylish accessory that complements your attire, with designs especially in leather, making them look ultra-sleek and fashionable.

Key Features of IWB Holsters

  1. Contemporary and stylish wearing style
  2. Perfect for concealed carry
  3. Exceptional balance and superior comfort
  4. Quick and easy access to your firearm
  5. Options for appendix, small of back, or hip carry positions
  6. Suitable for compact and full-sized handguns
  7. IWB vs OWB holster: they offer better concealment and security than outside waistband options
  8. Ideal for year-round carry, even in warmer climates

Types of IWB Holsters at Craft Holsters

Craft Holsters crafts IWB holster models for various occasions and uses. Here's a glimpse of the main IWB holster options available at Craft Holsters:

Strong side IWB Holsters

For those who prioritize concealment, our concealed carry holsters for inside waistband carry offer the perfect solution, with designs that blend seamlessly with your attire, allowing for discreet carry at all times.

Appendix IWB Holsters

We also offer a range of IWB appendix holsters that work best when attached in the 1 o’clock position, from the inside of your waistband.

In Pants Holster

The in pants holster options at offer a snug fit, ensuring your firearm is always within easy reach, providing both comfort and peace of mind during carry.

IWB Holster Materials We Use

Craft Holsters specializes in leather IWB holsters, but we also feature a range of other materials to provide a safe, comfortable, and premium carry experience.

Leather IWB Holsters

Crafted from premium Italian cowhide, leather holsters bring a classic touch to your carry style. The leather IWB holster options at Craft Holsters are designed to last a lifetime, offering both beauty and durability.

Kydex IWB Holsters

For a modern approach, consider our IWB Kydex holster range. These holsters offer unbeatable durability and retention, making them a popular choice for the modern gun owner.

Nylon IWB holsters

If you’re looking for softness, then go no further than our IWB nylon holster section. These holsters offer unbeatable carry comfort, and even though they’re soft, they are super durable and resistant.,

IWB Holsters FAQ

Here, we answer some of the frequently asked questions about IWB holsters.

Can you easily conceal with an IWB holster?

Absolutely, an IWB holster, especially from Craft Holsters, offers excellent concealment, melding seamlessly with your attire and ensuring a snug fit for your firearm.

How to select the right IWB holster?

Choosing the right IWB holster depends on various factors, including your gun size, carry style, and material preference. Explore our insightful guide on how to choose the perfect IWB holster to find the best fit for you.

What is the best IWB holster?

The best IWB holsters are always custom-crafted to suit your firearm perfectly. We recommend you to buy one of these:

  1. IWB Holster w Steel Clip
  2. Open Top IWB Holster - Lynx
  3. Kydex IWB Holster w Clip
  4. Tuckable Nylon IWB Holster

How to break in an IWB holster?

If you get one of our IWB holsters molded exactly for your gun, you most probably won’t have to bother with holster break-in. However, in case your new holster feels a bit too tight, just follow our Break-in Guide. And if you don’t have any break-in solution at hand, feel free to get our Small Break-in Kit, which comes with everything you need for a successful shoulder holster break-in.
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Best Gun Holster Accessories

Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.


Get yourself a custom mag pouch or speedloader pouch. Becasue there is never "enough ammo" right?

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A solid and stable gun belt is what you need to prevent your holster and the rest of your EDC from sagging.

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care kits

Don't forget to get yourself a handy kit that contains everything you need to make sure your holster will last you a lifetime.

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IWB Holsters Holsters Pros and Cons

  • Easy to conceal
  • Perfect for everyday carry
  • A lot of carry positions
  • Limited to smaller handguns
  • Not so comfortable
  • Belt can feel tight

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