The shoppers at your local mall can resemble the walkers of “The Walking Dead” fame by the end of the holiday season. Luckily they don’t have the same taste for flesh as those on-screen monsters, but other predators may be lying in wait to catch you off-guard with your arms full of Christmas loot. As the saying goes, it’s better to have one and not need it than need one and not have it. Because you carry concealed, you’ll need a good holster to safely—and comfortably—carry the firearm. An amazing array of affordable holsters are available, constructed of Kydex, other thermoplastics, and traditional leather. Here are some of the best holsters and carry systems we found. Ask Santa nicely and you might just end up with one of these new affordable holsters under the tree.

For more information about the 10 affordable holsters featured in the gallery above, please visit the following sites.

Comp-Tac Cavalry

Crossfire Elite EDC

DeSantis Nylon Mini-Scabbard

El Paso Summer Cruiser

Galco Scout IWB Gen 2

Pistol Wear PT-2

Tagua Gunleather CZY-APP

Telor Comfort-Air

Urban Carry G2

Versacarry Protector S2

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