With minimal bulk, this holster provides stability and quick access. If you look closely at this photo, you'll see the retention ring near the hammer of the gun. That ring is connected to an elasticized retention strap. A suede tab makes releasing the elasticized retention strap quick and easy. This design features traditional belt slots. the holster is suede lined, with border stitching. the belt slots fit up to a 1.75" trouser belt, and pull the firearm in close to the hip.