We didn’t invent concealment. We just perfected it. And perfected it we did. So welcome to DeSantis Gunhide – where the world’s best gun holsters are manufactured right here in the U.S. of A.!


You’ve probably heard that cliché success story about the American business started by one man, a set of hand tools and a garage. DeSantis Gunhide IS that story – without the starry-eyed hype. The rise of DeSantis from one-man operation 40 years ago, to global manufacturer of concealed carry holsters today, is a testament to the American entrepreneurial spirit and dedicated hand-craftsmanship.

Company founder Gene DeSantis built his first gun holster at his kitchen table; with his own two hands and simple tools. Today, DeSantis employs the latest technologies and skilled craftspeople to outfit elite law enforcement agencies and the U.S. military with superior quality holsters. And for enthusiasts seeking the finest concealed holsters for personal protection, DeSantis is THE product of choice. Best of all, DeSantis Gunhide is a family-owned and run business that proudly builds and hand-finishes their holsters right here in America.


Gene DeSantis made his first holster at his kitchen table and things just went bigger and bigger from there.
Gene DeSantis made his first holster at his kitchen table and things just went bigger and bigger from there.

A message to you from Gene Desantis, founder and CEO of DeSantis Gunhide

Whatever type of concealed holster best suits your needs: belt holster, IWB holster, thigh holster, ankle or shoulder rig- our leading-edge fitting technologies ensure that your weapon is safe, secure and ready at moment’s notice when you need it. Whether you prefer leather or Kydex, DeSantis is the first, middle and last name in concealment holsters and accessories.

Quality control has been, and always will be, our number one priority. A major part of our philosophy is to provide products that not only look appealing but also function flawlessly.

DeSantis Gunhide is synonymous with innovative designs, high standards of craftsmanship and dependability. From the streets of Amman, to the bridges of London and the jungles of the Amazon, our products can be found in all corners of the earth. DeSantis is, and will remain, a trusted name. We take great pride in our products and in our newest facility on Long Island, NY.

This year we are very excited to introduce several new products including our Cargo Nemesis, our new trigger locking, lightweight holster, The Facilitator and the new IWB holster, The Intruder. Our original model, the Gunny Sack, has become the most copied and imitated holster in the industry. Another one of my original designs, incorporating a lock-hole into a traditional pancake holster, is now the standard for many Federal Law Enforcement Agencies. We continue to create the new standards that others follow. Our record of innovation and timely delivery are among the reasons we enjoy your repeat business.

My sons are now taking over the day to day operations, and to say the least, they are doing a magnificent job! They have introduced our operation to ISO certification, computer aided design, and together with our operations team, we have modernized our processing system. They are the future of DeSantis Gunhide, and believe me, you are in very good hands!

Our promise to you, our loyal customer, continues to be pride in our workmanship which shall never be compromised in an industry where dependability and performance is paramount.

Gene DeSantis, CEO and Founder
DeSantis Gunhide



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