Bianchi announced a new inside the waistband concealment holster at the recent 2016 SHOW Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new carry rig is called the Subdue IWB Model 145 holster. It is part of the company’s Allusion line and was designed to be highly concealable.
The new rig uses a variety of materials in its construction. The exterior of the holster is made with a premium full grain leather. On the inside of the holster, Bianchi uses a laminate synthetic liner in an effort to provide for long lasting wear and a smooth draw. The leather backing has a mesh padded liner that provides anti-bacterial and anti-microbial protection in addition to increasing comfort. This helps prevent odor.
A single spring belt clip is used to attach the rig to the wearer’s belt. The clip fits belts up to 1.75″. Narrower belts will work, but the best fit will likely come from belts in the 1.5″ – 1.75″ width range. According to Bianchi, the new carry holsters will have a suggested retail price of $68.
This holster is supposed to be a more compact version of the original Model 145 Suppression concealed carry holster. The Suppression was a more expensive tuckable deisgn. The Subdue is a traditional inside the waistband holster and is not a tuckable design. This appears to be suited for strong side carry and not AIWB.