Buying a gun can be exciting. While all gun owners should own a few things in regards to gun safety and cleaning, like a safe and weapon cleaning kits, there are a few more fun options for accessories that you can purchase as well. These items are entirely optional to own. Below are some of the best gun accessory types on the market.


Holsters of nearly any kind are one of the first things people think of when talking about gun accessories. Did you know that there are a variety of holster models and brands to choose from? Some of the most popular brands include Fobus, Safariland, and blackhawk holsters.

As far as styles go, these vary greatly depending on how you want to carry your gun. It should be noted that in most US states, you will need to have a concealed carry license if you want to have a holster that is not immediately visible. If you do not have a concealed carry license (if your state requires one), then you will need a holster that can be easily viewed, like a belt holster.

If you do have a concealed carry license, then you have a few more options for holster types, including clothes with holster belts built-in! Some popular styles include ankle holsters, belt holsters, shirts and jackets with internal holster pockets, and boxer briefs with a hidden holster pocket.

Flashlight Attachment

A flashlight attachment is perfect for anyone who needs to use their gun at night, like hunters or people who own guns for the use of home defense. These attachments are usually very small, which means they don’t get in the way. However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t bright! These little flashlights have a powerful beam that makes it easy to see even in the darkest conditions.

Locking Gun Case

A locking gun case can double as both an accessory for women and men and as an added safety precaution. These cases come in a variety of styles and sizes, which can fit anyone’s personal style and any gun size.

Men’s gun cases are likely to be more plain-looking, usually in a dark brown or black color. These cases will look much like large tablet cases. Women’s gun cases can be more colorful but mostly stick to brown and black shades. Women’s cases can easily blend in with thick clutches and similar handbags.

If you’re looking for a gun accessory, consider one or all of the accessories listed above. No matter your style, needs, or budget, you are sure to find something that works for you.