The original Desantis Inner Piece was a leather appendix holster and was quite popular. I’m a fan of punny names and the Inner Piece is an inside the waistband style holster, so the name caught my eye. Desantis introduced an Inner Piece 2.0 at Shot 2019 and I was happy to get my hands on one.
The Inner Piece 2.0 is an all synthetic IWB holster designed for appendix carry. I’ve had the Inner Piece for some time now and it’s been a design I’ve come to enjoy. The Inner Piece 2.0 comes in multiple sizes and I purchased one that would fit my Walther PPS M1. It also houses the SIG P365 with an Icarus Metal frame. Without the Icarus frame the P365 tends to be too small to work. These holster sizes vary quite a bit, and you can even carry oddballs like the Polymer 80 Glock 26 models due to the flexibility of the holster.
The Desantis Inner Piece 2.0 is a holster designed to be adjustable. You can change the height of the holster and the clip rotates left and right.
Finding your Inner Piece
The Inner Piece setup also includes a magazine pouch that is angled to allow your off-hand to easily reach it. The Inner Piece 2.0 is made from a soft synthetic material that is water-resistant and soft. The rear portion has enough padding that you’ll never feel the gun against your body.
It’s also cut with a complete sweat guard to protect your weapon and keep things nice and dry. The holster has a flexible middle between the gun and the magazine. This allows for flexibility and for the holster to bend around your body.
All in all, the Inner Piece is a comfortable and easy wearing holster. I appreciate the ability to move the clip with the loosening of a screw. This allows it to function with any belt and with any pants. The ability to move the clip ensures my ability to use the holster with any belt and pants combo.
On the Draw
Drawing from the holster is easy but because the holster sits so flat against the body it is difficult to wrap your thumb around the grip. On the draw I rest the thumb on the rear of the slide and it finds its way around the gun after the gun clears leather. Well, not leather, but you know what I mean.
The Inner Piece magazine pouch holds the magazine facing outwards and is intuitive to draw from. It also works best with the SIG P365 15 round magazine due to it’s extra length.
Moving and Grooving
The holster is super comfortable and there is no chafing or rubbing. The Inner Piece moves as you move and has enough give to allow you to comfortably sit at a table and in a vehicle. Drawing from a seated position isn’t difficult either and I was surprised at how easy it was. It’s a bit easier than most appendix holsters I’ve used. This also goes for the magazine pouch in case you have to reload from a seated position.
When seated the holster isn’t uncomfortable, but you know it’s there. I went and saw “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” and sat for 2 hours and 40 something minutes and was never uncomfortable.
The Desantis Inner Piece 2.0 is a very comfortable design made from a strong synthetic material. It’s rugged and sweat resistant as well. I live in steamy Florida and I sweat at 6 AM when I’m walking to the car. The rear of the holster has been soaking wet, but the gun is always dry. This is an awesome holster, well designed, durable, affordable and comfortable. Check it out here.