Meet Ava - a leather and kydex hybrid made to be worn inside the waistband. It features a soft, leather back piece that conforms to your shape.
The back piece is lined with a rich, deep purple suede for comfort. It is also cut down to be smaller than the traditional men's style hybrid holsters, to better fit a woman's body- but guys love the Ava too!
The clips are super-strong to hold the holster in place with or without a belt. Each clip attaches to its own set of adjustable holes - this allows you to create a variety of cant and depth combinations! The retention is adjustable too, allowing you to control the draw.
Most Ava right-hand models are kept in stock. Check the dropdown options list for updated inventory status.
Left-Hand Draw models - Most left-hand draw models are special orders, and may take up to 4 weeks to ship. As soon as your order ships, you will receive an email with tracking number (if you add other items to your order, all items will ship together when your holster is ready).
Out of Stock models: We receive inventory weekly and keep most models in stock, but the Ava sells fast. If your model is out of stock, it will be marked in the options list as a special order. This means you can still place an order for it, just understand that your order could ship within a day or two, or it could ship up to 4 weeks after you order. If you add other items to your order, they will all ship together. If you prefer to be notified when a specific model is back in stock, just email us.
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Posted by Jayme on 24th Aug 2016
I ordered the Ava IWB holster after already trying and being disappointed with several other holsters. My 2 favorite carry guns happen to fit in the same holster because they are both 1911's. The width of the holster is better on me for back carry, even though I prefer appendix, but some of my jeans don't allow it. I am 5'2, 130 lbs, and curvy. It's the curvy part that makes it hard to find a holster. I love the Ava!! I would love it if they could be more customized...such as when your gun has a factory laser on it (I have 2 Walther PK 380 with lasermax, and would love Ava...and some others :) Thanks GunGoddess, you make it easy for this curvy girl to carry!!
Posted by Meri on 2nd Aug 2016
I searched for and bought many holsters to which none were comfortable. Now I know carrying concealed isn't always meant to be amazingly comfy but this holster has proven that to be wrong. I don't sweat much with it and being in Florida it can get hot. It really conforms to my body and is very secure when holstered. I find it best to where a belt with it but that largely depends on the shorts/pants I am wearing.
Posted by Bethany F on 1st Aug 2016
I have been on the hunt for several months to find a holster for my gun. What I was using was uncomfortable and didn't leave me feeling safe. Worried about ordering a holster online I had my fingers crossed it was the right thing to do. Being left handed and wanting a holster to fit my gun. I am so happy to say it was a great decision, I can carry my gun with confidence . I have referred several people to the website to order their very own holster. Thank you ❤️
Posted by Unknown on 27th Jul 2016
Very comfortable. Forget it's even there.
Posted by BillieJo Rush on 24th Jun 2016
90 degree Heat~ 12 hour car ride~Then a 7 hour 4 wheeler ride
I didn't want to take it off once!! Great Holster!!
Posted by Jude on 2nd Jun 2016
The customizing of my holster is amazing!! Not only was I thrilled with the finished product, but the fit and comfort are exceptional..
Became my #1 right out of the box..
Posted by Rachel Bergey on 19th May 2016
I absolutely love this holster. It fits my Glock perfectly. It's comfortable and super concealable. You can not even tell I have it. I have no complaints! Super happy with it. This might be my new favorite holster.
Posted by Kelli on 4th Apr 2016
I've had this holster for a few weeks now & love it ! I like that its adjustable. As a women we all know our pants are all different as far as where they sit on the waist. I have an XDS 9mm and it fits perfectly. Some of the previous reviews say their gun is loose in the holster. Not so with mine. I'm still getting it dialed in , but this is definitely the best holster I've had !
Posted by Dani on 13th Mar 2016
I absolutely love my holster! It fits perfectly and is so comfortable, you forget it's even there. It's also very well made and durable. I'm extremely satisfied and will being purchasing all my future holsters for here and recommending to all my friends and family. Thanks Gun Goddess :)
Posted by Heather on 7th Mar 2016
I have only recently acquired my concealed carry permit and purchased my first firearm, a 380. I chose this item based on the many positive reviews, and I am completely satisfied. Having never worn a holster before, I found this one to be more comfortable than expected. I forget I am even wearing it. Very satisfied with this purchase.
Posted by Kim Diseker on 19th Feb 2016
I love this holster. I can wear it in back or front. Very versatile. Fits my gun great. I have to problems getting my gun in or out. It's so comfortable I forget it's even there. I would buy it again and I recommend it to everyone I know.
Posted by Emilee on 11th Feb 2016
This holster is perfect for my S&W 38 special. It's versatile and comfortable. My boyfriend wants to order himself one :)
Posted by Lin on 2nd Feb 2016
The Ava is a super comfortable IWB holster and my gun fits perfectly!!! Great holster :-)
Posted by Leisa McDonald on 18th Jan 2016
I received this holster a few days ago, and tried it on today. I have been wearing it for a while now and really like it. I can get the gun in and out without fighting the holster which I really like, and yet I know it is in there securely, and won't fall out. I highly recommend this holster.
Posted by Michele on 16th Jan 2016
This is my second Ava holster. I have a larger CCW now and with this holster it is still very comfortable and easy to conceal.
Posted by James Vaughn on 26th Dec 2015
being unfamiliar withe conceal carry world, my wife had no idea on how practical the AVA IWB holster would fit or feel. After a few minutes of adjustment to fit her form, she loaded up her Sig and put the holster on. she first remarked about how smooth the inside lining felt on her skin. she had a couple practice draws to be sure it was in the correct position and we were done. she left the holster and weapon on all day while we did our Christmas day activites. at the end of the day, she remarked that she had actually forgotten this was on her all day...hard to beat that kinda fit !!! You wont be disappointed in this product ladies (..and guys!)
Posted by Shelly Waybright on 6th Nov 2015
Feels very nice, I forget it's there. Love the color too. Fits my gun perfect , I'm very happy with it.
Posted by Katherine on 5th Aug 2015
The holster looks amazing! Well put together and doesn't bother me at all. My only complaint is that with this particular holster the handle of my XDS still prints on my shirt depending on how I'm standing
Posted by Amelina on 27th Jul 2015
Very comfy. I forget its there! Only had it for a month but it seems to be holding up well in terms of quality and i like that you can change the height of concealment.
Posted by Chrissy on 29th Jun 2015
Nice comfortable holster made of leather and kydex, custom made for my revolver. Works without a belt but better with one. Belt clips are adjustable. The lined leather is extremely soft. Almost forget it's even there!
Posted by Unknown on 30th Mar 2015
It's so versitil and comfortable. There are a number of ways incan wear it and still be able to grasp my Glock with a full grip even with me being a little pudgy.
Posted by Melanie on 14th Mar 2015
After using this holster for a couple of months I've decided it's my favorite. I don't think I'll ever find a holster that completely conceals my M&P Shield (I'm 5'8"and 120 lbs), but this one comes closest. I usually wear it appendix style but it easily converts to carry any other location in the waistband with adjustable cant. A belt is not necessary as the clips are very strong, therefore the holster can be positioned exactly where you like it regardless of where your belt loops are. My gun seats securely with an audible click but also draws without too much effort. Nice construction with durable leather and soft suede against the body. It is rather wide but will conform to your hip comfortably. The only limitation is the height of the holster: I have to wear jeans with a slightly higher rise than I normally do to ensure that I can sit while wearing the holster (this would be dependent on the length of your firearm). Otherwise, it is a perfectly fantastic holster and well worth the investment.
Posted by Amber on 2nd Mar 2015
I love this product. I love the way it fits. I don't wear belts and it still slides into my pants perfectly.
Posted by RJ on 24th Feb 2015
My revolver fits perfectly. I'm very pleased!
Posted by Amber on 12th Feb 2015
The clips are a little more flexible than my BF's IWB Galco that I have been borrowing until I got this one in the mail. I love the purple backing and the leather is very nice and soft. It conforms to my shape very well. I also really like the many options high and cant. My and says he wants one too!! I'm am very happy with the quality and price!
Posted by Seana on 2nd Feb 2015
It is so comfortable and my gun fits nicely. I had tried a few and this is the best one!!!
Posted by Amy on 21st Jan 2015
I love this holster. It fits perfectly inside my waistline and is really comfortable. I can barely tell I'm wearing it. It's not visible when I wear a sweater, sweatshirt, or over shirt. The gun is secure and I feel safe. I love the soft interior. This is a great holster, especially for women.
Posted by Kali Thomas on 6th Jan 2015
I bought this as a Christmas gift for hubs because he always complained that his gun dug in uncomfortably while he was CC. So, my hope was this would alleviate that. I did one thing wrong and ordered the wrong size (he has a 1911, but not the 3" barrel), but, it still fits! It was a little disapointing that I purchased it on the men's side of things, and I'm pretty sure I was sent the woman's version (it has purple suade inside and a cute heart stamped in the leather) and although that's why I dropped a star I'm pretty sure it was an honest mistake because the other 3 items I purchased in the same order were for me (the Missus). He claims he doesn't mind, so it isn't worth the hassle of a return.
All in all we're pleased with it. He finds it quite comfy and wears it when he's wearing a suit because he sports suspenders, not a belt for a standard CC.
Defintely recommend, just don't buy with a bunch of woman's stuff unless you want the "girly" one.
Posted by Joetta Weidenbach on 19th Dec 2014
The Ava is comfortable to wear. Fits the gun really well. Conceals my Shield .40 with ease. Easily goes from appendix carry to small of my back. Very pleased with it. Look forward to using it a lot.
Posted by Unknown on 18th Dec 2014
This holster is completely unsafe. Adjusted the spacer and the slide still moves when registering. The metal clips are flimsy and stretch. I will never recommend this holster for anyone to use.
GunGoddess.com response: As this review is anonymous, and the customer has not contacted us, we are unable to address this issue. We encourage any customer not happy with their purchase to contact us, inform us of the problem and allow us the opportunity to address it. It is always possible that a holster has a defect. If we know about it, we can get the holster replaced, repaired, exchanged or refunded. Our customers will never be stuck with a defective holster.
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