To the novice, a gun holster is a leather gun shaped pouch one wears on the side of their hip. The the informed, they know that a gun holster can be nearly anything you can imagine. A gun is but a tool and for every job there exist its proper tool. The same can be said for most gun accessories. Different jobs require a different holster. Is speed required for this particular job as you fancy a quick draw scenario? Or perhaps concealment is what is called for to accomplish this particular mission. Maybe firepower is needed and for that, your standard ankle holster simply wouldn’t do. The options are many, but make no mistake about it. A holster by any other name is still a holster.