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Custom Kydex AIWB Holster

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Dara Holsters AIWB Holster is the Best AIWB Kydex Appendix Holster on the Market! Why?

Higher Quality Materials:
Made from .093" Kydex/Boltaron and fastened using a combination of Melonite coated chrome Molly steel and Black 316 INOX Stainless Steel hardware that won't scratch or rust!

Better Design:
With our minimalist single clip design, the AIWB Holster for Appendix Carry is slim with no extra material to add excess bulk or weight. This holster comes with a full sweat shield to keep hard edges from the body. Our .093" material covers all the essentials, including the magazine release and trigger, as any holster should. Also featured is our Military Grade Rubber Adjustable Retention System that allows you to adjust the retention with a Philip's head screwdriver.

Lifetime Warranty!

Our Custom Kydex AIWB Holster is intended for maximum concealment. This holster is built for safety and made to last a lifetime. All Dara products are covered under a no BS Lifetime Warranty! For more information visit our FAQ page or ourInside the Waistband Holster Breakdown. Our recommended specs: Mid ride with a straight draw. These provide the most concealable set up. Do NOT pair a low ride with a reverse cant angle.

Have a light or laser attachment? Check out our Light bearing AIWB Holster.

How to Order:

Start by choosing your firearm model. We have two drop down menus that list each Manufacturer and Model in alphabetical order. If you don't see your firearm, we may not have that model available just yet. You can contact Customer Support to see if your model is available.

Holster Color:
The next step is choosing your Holster Color. We do provide swatches on the order form, but larger pictures can be found on our FAQ page here.

Draw Hand:
Choose how you'd like to carry the holster. 

Belt Attachment:
Choose your desired belt attachment from the drop down menu, along with the corresponding belt size. 1.5" is the most common belt size. 1.75" is most common for tactical belts, and 2"-2.25" is common for duty belts.


Ride Height:
This is how your holster and firearm will sit in relation to the belt, vertically. A low ride height put the grip of the gun lower in the belt line. Be careful with a low ride height, as the grip of the firearm can become buried easily with a reverse cant angle. A mid ride height, which is the most common, will put the top of the belt in line with where the trigger guard meets the frame. The high ride height will put the holster higher up on the belt, giving you a full grip. To see the ride height and cant angle chart, scroll through the product pictures. PLEASE NOTE: The Grip Concealment Claw will not work with a low ride height.

Cant Angles:
We offer many different cant angles conducive to every carry method. If you plan to carry at 12 o'clock, you'll want to choose a straight draw (0° cant). The forward cantangle tilts the grip away from your draw hand. A reverse cant angle tilts the towardsyour draw hand. PLEASE NOTE: The Grip Concealment Claw works best with straight draw.


Custom Notes:
This is where you'll want to bring any customizations up. We need to know about switched magazine release buttons, extended mag release buttons, suppressor height sights and other such modifications.


  • 5

    Posted by Aaron Casillas on 1st May 2020

    Great holster. Fits my Sig P365 perfectly, same color too (coyote tan)

  • 5
    Kydex AIWB

    Posted by Kent on 18th Apr 2020

    Great product from right here in NC. Great retention right out of the box no adjustments needed. Highly recommend

  • 5
    Custom Kydex AIWB Holster

    Posted by Justin on 9th Apr 2020

    Comfortably carries my .45. Looks great, service was great, quality perfect. Will be back for future business.

  • 5
    Walther PPM2 RMSC Holster

    Posted by M on 15th Mar 2020

    Dara is my first choice for holsters based on a lot of previous good experiences. For this holster, I had a few issues with the initial product delivered to me, but Dara quickly worked through all my concerns and delivered a new holster faster than I could have ever expected. My five-star rating is for 1) the updated product that I received, and 2) Dara's outstanding customer service. For those interested in the Walter PPS2 M2 RMSc holster, I recommend talking with Dara about tradeoffs with a standard cutout holster before ordering. The concept of holster coverage for the RMSc seems like a good idea; however, in my personal use, it did wind up adding a little extra bulk at my waistline that I did not care for. Ultimately, I think that I prefer a holster cutout for red dot site since to keep a slimmer profile.

  • 5
    Dara custom AIWB

    Posted by Ryan Visket on 13th Feb 2020

    Dara has become my go to holster for everything if they offer it. Sadly some pistols home in other brands ONLY because they aren’t offered from Dara. My recent AIWB was in keeping with the highest traditions of Dara. I purchased an AIWB holster for my Hellcat. The fit and function are perfect. Little things like the sweat guard being an integral wrap around to the front of the holster rather than a plastic shiv to remind you guy that you’re carrying. Or the radius clip that is still easy to don/doff but doesn’t create those sharp point the print into your garment. This leads to less fidgeting with your shirt and more confidence. My specific holster accomplished form and function which is not easy on micro compact guns. It is secure yet I can still get a high firm grip yet looks just as good going between my jeans and my gun safe. Kudos to Dara once again for an amazing product.

  • 5
    Custom Kydex AIWB Holster

    Posted by David on 9th Feb 2020

    This was my 2nd holster purchase from Dara and they did not disappoint. Fit and finish is really good and the holster functions perfectly. I am extremely pleased with it.

  • 4
    Sig p365

    Posted by J Lo on 22nd Jan 2020

    Interesting holster design with the claw. The claw on this holster is different than most with it being slightly offset and dropping down to the lower edge of the frame and barrel. Weapon fit is outstanding like all Dara’s I’ve experienced. Only draw back, it’s a personal one, I’m 5’7 150lbs and this holster is pretty thick compared to most other brands running .80 kydex. I think Dara runs .90-.93. Just FYI.

  • 5
    New Holster

    Posted by Trevor on 18th Jan 2020

    Just received my new Dara holster. I love the reduction in printing because of the claw. After only a few hours of wear, it seems as comfortable as any other kydex iwb holster I have yet tried. Seems well crafted and durable. I would definitely recommend this holster!

  • 5
    Worth the price

    Posted by Nathan on 23rd Nov 2019

    I've had holsters from several of the big name companies (Vedder, crossbreed, Tier1) and Dara seems to always be more comfortable somehow. Big fan of their claw design, my gripe with Vedder was that the screw holding the claw also controlled retention so the claw would get loose and wiggle if you wanted lower retention. Not an issue with Dara. Also like that they included 2 different options for height on the claw, haven't gotten that from any other company either. Will be using Dara for all my holsters.