My Vintage Easter Outfit for $14!

     Every Easter I’m transported back to the kids table at my Mommom’s house. Sipping slowly a red wine spritzer, making eye contact with my cousins thinking we’re getting a “buzz”. Eating the most delicious traditional Italian food in gluttony until the ribbons on our Easter dresses had to be undone. Feeling the feelings of love and […]


   Gal Pals, as you know the Philadelphia weather has been bonkers recently! One day its hot the other day its cold, and on those days, does it not feel like you’re left out in the cold when it comes to knowing what to wear?! Before you know it you’re walking out the door wearing […]

Roaring Resale Romper for the Weekend*

    Gals, there’s nothing I appreciate more than the satisfaction of purchasing someone else’s trash and making it my treasure. For example, I frequent a place called Jomar often, and they’re a place that sells a whole bunch of items from department store and QVC leftovers, to random furnishings to fabric, and more and more […]

Flash Back Friday: The $5 Thrift Find*

PolishedC knows exactly what she’s doing when the paparazzi are swarming in our backyard lol… Yeah right, but seriously, tell me she doesn’t know she is captivating in this powder blue off the shoulder thrift find! YES! That top was found at the thrift store for $5 and was gifted to us by one of […]

A New View on Shorts!

Gals! I’m usually not a shorts kind of Gal, but I will tell you that I’m trying something new and attempting to incorporate more of them in my spring and summer wardrobe. I mean when you have so many cute options, like these floral cuties from Marshalls for $14.99… it’s hard not to throw them […]

This Shirt is A Pair of Shorts*

So this post is pretty hilarious for me because I felt like a total idiot in the dressing room after I realized this top was actually shorts! However, I’m happy that I made the decision to start looking at the mistake as the magic! This is the beauty of keeping a Polished for Pennies eye for […]

P4P in LA with Marshalls! Look#1 (Video)

Gals! All I can say about my recent trip to LA working with Marshalls is well… I’m speechless! lol Just look at that face! Freaking speechless! I was in heaven! It’s one thing to do what you love, but it’s something completely different to be noticed by a brand you so truly believe in and […]

Spring into A New Black*

There’s nothing more classic and easy to wear than black, but when spring and summer role around it can sometimes be tricky to give black the light airiness that spring calls for! So here’s an outfit that I wore in LA while working with Marshalls, to show you that just by paying attention to the […]

A New Take on Your Old Work Skirt!

   It really doesn’t take much Gals to add flare and style to that old skirt top combo when you want to take your work wear up a notch. I’ve had this skirt for years! It’s an oldie but goodie I keep in my closet because it’s comfortable, has a clean straight shape and a […]

June in Bloom: Picking flowers

By Kathleen Garvin   I love summer clothes, and I’m especially digging this floral trend. Shopping at the mall recently, I wanted to purchase a few tops for casual, nighttime hangouts. And it looks like I plucked these colorful tanks right out of a flowerbed! I scooped these three up from Forever 21. The first […]

Fearless Florals*

By: Abby Rodgers (“Polished A”) With spring in bloom and summer quickly shining through, a gal pal can certainly use a wardrobe pick-me-up from the demure uniform of the winter season.  Fearless florals can add a bold pop of color in any look! Bright floral heels can add some serious *WOW* factor to simple wardrobe staples.  […]


Working those warm rays of spring, sometimes calls for a little shoulder exposure, and we felt inspired by the ease of the coasts of Cali and the chilled out feel of  Malibu May! Movement, ease, and style can all be one in the same without seeming lazy… and here’s how we had fun making lazy leisurely style look […]

Simply Stated*

   P4P loves the glitz! We love glam, we love anything and everything with sparkles, rhinestones, rainbows, and puppies on it BUT since it’s Malibu May… what about just a simple cotton dress?Something that’s a throw on that packed with effortless style. I mean, what if you’re going to a farmer’s market? A laid back […]

Transport Yourself* & Style*

While working items from my own closet for Malibu May, I selected them by asking myself, “Is this Malibu? Is this Cali?” Funny enough a super cool Cali-goer Gal Pal, hit us up on Instagram and said, “Malibu May makes me think of Free People!” She used her imagination and automatically was able to associate a feeling, […]

Kelly Kapowski, Carefree and Cropped*

Word. PolishedN loves a good jort, POP of color, and anything that brings out her fun side. Our inspiration was Cali Girl and Saved By the Bell Beauty Kelly Kapowski lol…  With all of that said, for all the ladies out there who are bold enough to bare the crop top… this post is for you! […]

When you’re Kickin’ It*

I had a P4P Gal Pal hit me up on Facebook, and she was wondering, with all the spring events coming up like visits to the zoo, theme parks, boardwalkin’, and other fun activities… what are our casual options for looking Polished for Pennies? GREAT QUESTION! Well, you saw that we love the idea of […]