3 Ways One Cover-Up (Look #2 JetSetGal)

Layering  a few comfy essentials underneath this almost sheer swim coverup is the perfect way to transform this beach essential into a modern, chic, and comfy look for a plane ride out of town! The last thing you want to feel when jetsetting is uncomfortable! So when traveling, I always opt for something that’s light and […]

PolishedC Even Made The Rite Aid Top POP!

Gals for serious… Could you die from the cuteness! lol PolishedC, my sister Cristi and P4P Style Director, humored me for a day as I challenged her to style that $5.99 Rite Aid top into something fabulous. Semi-skeptical and totally our of her style-zone, she obliged and came out SHOCKED and STUNTIN’ in this POPPING […]

Memorial Day Denim*

It’s finally here! The kick-off to summer and you are SO ready to let your hair down, feel the breeze over your bikini, and the hot sun in your face! Uh thankfully! So, you’re thinking, “denim Vittoria?” Yeah… It’s JEANIE MAY! Light-weight denim wide leg trousers is pretty much what I’m thinking! Yessss. Super cool. Super […]

Blushing Prints in the Snow*

   I never like a stereotype that says florals or POPPING prints are just for spring and summer play! I mean when you’re Polished for Pennies, sometimes you’ve got to break into that closet of yours and use EVERYTHING, no matter the seasonal flare,  to get out of the “I have nothing to wear today” […]

Nouveau POP to Sporty Style*

   Gals, I’m freaking out over this outfit right now. Comfortable, cute, POPPIN’ with Nouveau attitude and comes with a price that’s ALL POLISHED FOR PENNIES! Let me give you a price break down! Wool Scarf: Marshalls $29.99 (Feels like a million *Heavy with Luxury) Nouveau Sweatshirt: H&M $9.95 (So fitting and cozy to boot) […]

Grounded to Earth

   My inspiration for this look wasn’t just Navajo November, it was just earth. Earth colors, super smooth fabrics and textiles, and an attitude of confidence that comes from being grounded in yourself! Let’s first breakdown the look… what’s more Million Dollar feeling than faux fur? I took a beautiful two-toned faux fur jacket from […]

Out of the Box October: Modern Love

Written By: Kathleen Garvin / @kathleen_garvin / idonthateyouphilly.wordpress.com Earlier this month, I attended an early screening of the new “Romeo and Juliet” film. Starring Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth, it was the first screen adaptation of the Shakespeare classic in a Renaissance setting in more than 40 years. I hadn’t seen or read any version of […]

Lois Lane to Super Woman in a SNAP

  TA DA! The quick change can be a gal-on-the-go’s best friend when it comes to ditching your office wear for something a little more marvelous for night! Taking inspiration from our #takeactionaugust theme, this is the Clark Kent version of a Superwoman switch that’s done in seconds! Starting simple! Select a dress that ‘s […]

Flying High for a High Waisted

  The nostalgic vintage flare of this Marc Jacobs suit, makes beaching look classic again. You’re covered up but with a playful edge. Sweet but not timid, and sexy yet sophisticated. That’s the beauty of a high-waisted swim suit! You’ll see so many floating around these days, and we’re happy they’re making a comeback! I […]

Posh & Polished by polishedv featuring a wing ring Vintage lace dress / Dorothy Perkins black sleeveless dress / Party top, $39 / H&M sleeveless top, $23 / H&M slim leg pants, $39 / Mini skirt / Zara sling back shoes / AX Paris suede platform pumps, $47 / Zara patent pumps / Platform booties […]

Sporty with a Polished Edge by polishedv featuring sport shoes Crop top / Vest / Quiz black jacket, $42 / NIKE activewear pants / Warehouse skinny pants, $39 / Black skinny pants / A wear, $27 / Sports bra / NIKE sports bra, $34 / Keds sport shoes / Strappy shoes, $45 / H&M high […]

July is Shades of Jade * by polishedv on polyvore.com Oh So Lovely Obsessions / Falling In Love Again / Kate Moss for Vogue Paris May 2011 by Mert Marcus / Fendi Spring 2011 Campaign | Anja Rubik by Karl Lagerfeld / MODELS.com Feed » Purple Reign / Toni Garrn Ymre Stiekema for Max Mara Studio […]

Here ya go! Inspired by my Jade July outfit from a few days ago, here is a tip I used to take my cheap dress to new heights! Enjoy and let me know your thoughts on www.facebook.com/polishedforpennies (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

Father’s Day Gifts for the Laid Back and Chill… by polishedv featuring keds shoes Keds shoes, $50G. Vilas II Sneakers, $46Altamont Davis Slim Shorts, $50Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Fontana Boat Shoe – Khaki/Brown, $45Barneys New York CO-OP Washed V-Neck Tee, $40Bewley & Ritch Mens Pepton Dazzling Blue Polo T-Shirt, £40SASQUATCHfabrix Eototo men’s Native Border Hi Socks, […]

Tappin’ my Toe Tuesday! It’s Raining Wedges! by polishedv featuring wedge shoes ALDO high heels, $38ALDO wedge shoes, $50Timeless wedge shoes, $45Material Girl leopard sandals, $55Platform sandals, $50Strappy wedge sandals, $50Qupid high wedge, $40Wedge shoes, $45Wet Seal open toe wedge, $20High heels, $34Forever 21 platform shoes, $33Wedge sandals, £20Salsa strappy wedge heels, $30De Blossom strappy […]

Everything Under $50 and Mintly Accentuated! by polishedv featuring restricted shoes H M lace tank, £15Vest, $40Boyfriend blazer, £25Mango pencil skirt, £30Glamorous high waisted shorts, £22Restricted shoes, $45ASOS flat shoes, $43H&M wedge shoes, £25Clutch handbag, $47Mango shopping bag, £30Juicy Couture studded jewelry, $48ASOS slip ring, $3.48Miso beaded necklace, £12Matthew Williamson bridal hair accessory, $195Trilby hat, […]

Happy Mother’s Day by polishedv featuring button earrings Miss elaine robe, $45Pajamas, $30Lauren Conrad button earrings, $7.70Warehouse flower hair accessory, $45Warehouse flower hair accessory, $45Oasis flower hair accessory, $14Flower hair accessory, $9Monsoon flower hair accessory, £8H M wide brim straw hat, £7.99Flower hair accessory, $7Body moisturizer, $11Wedgwood Harlequin Butterfly Bloom Butterfly Posy Cup and Saucer…, […]

Polished for Pennies: Tribal Statements by polishedv featuring tribal jewelry Dorothy Perkins pleated dress, $17Roman sandals, $35Wet Seal t bar sandals, $17Wet Seal t strap shoes, $13I cco multicolor necklace, $14Tribal jewelry, $17A N A curb chain necklace, $16MTWTFSS Weekday black jewelry, $15Long necklace, $14H M short necklace, £7.99