First Look: New Galco Holster Handbags

posted on July 29, 2020

Summertime means hotter temperatures, and that means fewer layers of lighter-weight clothing. This can make concealed carry more difficult, and that means finding new ways to have your defensive firearm with you when you need it. One solution is what Galco holsters calls “hidden open carry.”  This includes briefcases, purses, messenger bags and backpacks, items that are always in plain view but don’t look like they contain a firearm.

Female gun carriers have options like Galco’s line of eight leather holster handbags with choices to fit just about any personal style. All of these bags feature a gun compartment that is separate from the main body of the handbag, with a locking zipper pull for added security. An elasticized nylon gun pocket inside that compartment allows you to securely carry a broad range of handguns and keeps your firearm in a consistent position for a fast draw.

The CarrySafe 2.0 is an innovative solution that allows safe and effective handgun carry in handbags, briefcases, messenger bags and many other locations. The CarrySafe 2.0 is an elasticized nylon holster that attaches to a stiff leather backing plate via hook-and-loop pads. A clip on the backing plate allows the user to adjust the ride height of the holster to fit inside different bags, while the hook-and-loop holster attachment method allows infinite variations of holster angle.

A reinforced thumb break strap offers excellent retention with a fast draw. The included accessory carrier can be quickly and easily adjusted to fit a spare magazine, speed loader, E-Z Loader, flashlight, pepper spray or other accessories.

Off-body carry allows you to balance your lifestyle with staying safe in todays world. If on-body carry is not an option for you, an off-body solution such as these products from Galco let you keep your defensive firearm near you in situations where your other option might be to leave your gun somewhere else.  

More information on these off body carry options and other products in the Galco line can be found at


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