GTM Original (GTM) offers several back-to-school purses for young women who want to carry lethal or non-lethal weapons for personal defense this fall. Made from premium leather, all GTM’s purses come with specialized compartments and pockets for holstered firearms, pepper spray, sirens and other forms of self-defense.
GTM went to college and asked an in-the-know competition shooter to choose a lineup of handbags that she thought would appeal to female college students. She chose these 5 purses.
Made of tumbled full-grain drum-dried leather, this is a classic look with a tassel tease. This bag comes with two handles, including a slash-resistant, 11-ply steel wire cross-body strap – which is standard on all GTM straps. Lining, pockets and chrome hardware are just a few features that will make this bag a must, along with a designated place to keep a lethal or non-lethal weapon. In gun metal, black and purple. MSRP: $165.95
GTM developed this bag based on popular input from an NRA Annual Meeting. It’s designed to fit smaller guns, such as the S&W M&P Shield, Walther CCP, GLOCK 27, Ruger LCP-9mm and more. Fitted with a chrome toggle closer, this purse comes in New Zealand lambskin black or ICE blue and American cowhide in red. The rare-earth magnet close can be found in either tooled black or distressed brown buffalo leather. It features – as all purses from GTM do – special padding to prevent gun or non-lethal weapon imprinting. MSRP: $115.95
Cut from tumbled and uncoated full grain leather, with microfiber accents, this little black number will become a wardrobe basic. It offers three-sided zipper openings for easy access to your weapon of choice, and a magnetic closure holds the front flap down and securely in place. Adjustable for left or right-handed use, as are all GTM bags. The compartment is separate for your choice of weapon, whether lethal or non-lethal. MSRP: $116.95
For girls’ night out, this party pouch is “clutch.” Made for small guns and weapons, the embossed brushed leather in leopard spot design comes with a specially designed mini holster, by Mernickle Holsters – a company that GTM teams with for many of its holsters. Like many of the bags, it also offers a three-zippered approach for easy access of a lethal or non-lethal weapon. Comes in black or tan. MSRP: $70.95
This sassy bag comes in elegant pebble grain American cowhide, with a soft matte texture that gets softer with use. With its retro clamshell look, this timeless bag can be carried crossbody, or not. Its wide width helps disperse the weight, and it can carry a standard holster with a firearm, or not. The red and black combination makes this bag a show-stopper, and destined for lots of travel. When you can carry a lethal or non-lethal weapon, there’s room in a special compartment for it – or both. MSRP: $165.95
With more than 125 purses in the GTM lineup, there’s surely a new purse for you or that college co-ed in your life. GTM reminds you to check with your campus, municipal and state laws and regulations before carrying any lethal or non-lethal weapons. Check out the offerings at GTM online.
GTM Original is an affordable line of leather purses and handbags, inspired and developed by women. Our parent company, Kingport Industries LLC, is a Certified Women Owned Business (WBE, WBENC) since 2004. Every one of our products has been tested by instructors from elite training facilities, including CSI, FBI and Navy SEALS. We also respect feedback from citizens who are consumers and concealed carriers. We want to hear it all –we are not afraid of criticism and HIGHLY encourage your feedback. It is comments from the field that will continue to make these bags the best for the jobs they are designed to do.
You are what you carry, so let GTM Original help you be safe, secure and take control in style.
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