Flash Back Friday: A New Way of Dressing*

  Since this Nouveau November is all about arriving and feeling the spirit of confidence, when dressing for holiday parties this month or spicy weekends, your goal is to not blend in but to stand out! A quick way to do that is to have a fresh take on your style by heading into that closet, maybe […]

Heavy Is Luxury Bag $34.99!

Gals this is just a quick post to show you what Heavy is Luxury is ALL about! If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s one of our Polished for Pennies shopping principles for finding quality, well-made goods that have weight which signify better craftsmanship! We never like to waste our pennies on junk. That’s […]

Bundled in Blush*

      Gals! I’m obsessing over this Zara blush pink coat that I scooped up for $49.99 during their recent end of the holiday sale! As soon as I walked in it POPPED right off of the rack!  With gorgeous tailoring and material that’s Heavy with Luxury, forget the zipper, this jacket has Zipfactor and a […]

My New Black Boot*

You know what I love about us gals? I like that we like nice things. I like how we work hard. I like how we know we can still have nice things even if we don’t have a lot. I like us. I like our attitude and I also like those few far and in between moments […]

Oh! What A Good idea*

Gals, when you’re Polished for Pennies, it’s all about thinking creatively, out of the box, and looking for the potential in everything. From what you wear and how you wear it. From what you eat to how you eat it. From what your life may bring you to how you handle it. We’re forced to […]

Happy Gift Tags

If you’re like me, gift-giving is not only about the gift inside but the wrapping! Nothing suckers me more than a perfectly wrapped gift that’s a little creative… so why not do the same for the folks you’re gifting this year? We took a different approach to gift tags and instead of the typical… we […]

#TMTT: Charles Jourdan Texture Mix

  With our monthly theme of “Out of the Box October“, we want to get you thinking opposites… With that said don’t just focus on the front of a shoe you’re crushing on because the back is not something to be neglected! Take a look at these Charles Jourdan designer shoes from TJ MAXX! Their […]


    Feel yourself become elevated to the highest level of confidence with a dress that Zips and says POWER all over it! This royal blue dress that PolishedN slipped into from TJMAxx is Vince Camuto and was perfectly polished at $39.99! A little on the pricey side? Not really, investing your pennies in a […]