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 […]

Vintage Crop… Coachella? Why Not?

There’s an air about Coachella that makes everyone want to bare a little skin, yet look cool and casual while doing so. It’s not about exposure it’s about airiness. It’s about freeness. It’s about feeling confidence surge through you as an experience. Girl power great fitting jeans, like these Joe’s Jeans from Marshalls, and flower […]

Vintage Florals for Easter*

Easter is always a special holiday for me because it reminds me of Mommom Rose, her tablecloths, cooking, and my crazy cousins scattered throughout the house and around the table. It’s a day where nothing matters but food and family. So when you’re putting your tablescape together… don’t over think it and don’t over buy. […]

PolishedV’s Vintage Party Dress $9.99

YES IT’S POSSIBLE TO LOOK, FEEL, and LIVE LIKE A MILLION BUCKS ON A FEW SHINY PENNIES! Gals, recently change has been a little tight, so when that happens… what do I do if I’m cravin a pick-me-up piece for Everyday My Birthday? I THRIFT! I visited my local Impact Thrift store, hoping to find […]

Jet. Set. Go… Vintage!

Ahh… nothing like a good thrift find to get ya in the mood to run off and JET SET GO SOMEWHERE! Gals, check it, so recently I visited one of my favorite thrift shops called Impact Thrift! As I, ever so innocently, entered the store to Shop for What Pops for some Jet Set Go […]

Vintage Velour Vixen

  There is nothing more dazzling than wearing a dress that is out of the ordinary. It makes you feel unique, couture, different, artistic, and fearless. So we want to challenge the tips of your fingers to always feel for fabrics that speak louder than words. In our Sophisticated September Photoshoot, PolishedV found this soft […]

Rosa is sweet and flirty in Vintage.

Rosa is sweet and flirty in Vintage. We added a few dollar accessories and  a darling dash of pink lipstick… Perfection! Gal Pals, throw on a dress this weekend if you can, you will INSTANTLY feel “Fiercely Feminine” for February! WERKKKK And if you would like to see all of the Photos from our Fierce […]

See Vintage Through *Rose Colored Glasses

If you think *Polished Touches need to be bought from “special”-ty shops, well… I guess you would be right. Considering the special, most valuable treasures are usually another’s trash, vintage shops are especially a Polished for Pennies specialty store! Remember When Vintage, located right around Philly at 306 Huntingdon Pike Rockledge, PA 19046… Is just […]

SPRING FLING*

   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 […]

Polishedly Invited with Invitations by David’s Bridal*

Gal Pals, there’s something so blissful about getting ready to put names and a date on your wedding invitation. The only word to describe this feeling is ”giddy.” Like the same feeling you’d get if you’ve ever practiced the spelling of your crushes’ last name in the back of your high-school notebook… I can say I’ve practiced that name […]

Pop an Orchid Monotone!

When you’re Polished for Pennies, or “P4P” as we like to say, you’ve got to look at everything with an eye for transformation! Considering spring is a busy time for weddings, showers, outdoor events and more that means you’ll be looking for a singular sensation that will take the hassle and the cost out of […]

Color Mixing? Why NOT!

Gals, there is no better way to boost your mood than to think of spring/summer and throw on a COLOR!! YES… A COLOR!! We found this gorgeous dress  at “The Nest”. It’s a vintage number, that has major Zipfactor, a color combo of electric blue and purple to lush over, and can be switched and […]

Mod MoGal

We’re not afraid to take some chances and neither is PolishedC! This look was obviously inspired by the swinging sixties and is most certainly mod without the modesty! Yeah baby she looks like a MO-GAL!  It’s flirty, feminine, and we’re making statements with statement pieces that don’t have to cost you a lot of money. […]

Flashback Friday: Country Fringe POP*

One might not look at this super sweet sweater from Marshalls and call it practical, but for me, it’s personality is practical and polished for any city slicker gal or a country sweetheart who wants to POP! You saw me style it one way but check this out! This black and white fringed wonder for […]

*Downtown Starlet*

Gals… you’re a star… so dress like it! Act like it! BE IT!! And really, to be anything, you’ve got to feel it and you’ve got to look it! We thought it would be cool to take one bag from Marshalls and style 2 looks for an  Uptown and Downtown Starlet! Here’s the deets on […]

3 Ways One Cover-Up (Look #3 NightingGal)

Working that beach cover up at night may seem a little out of the box, but as we like to think at Polished for Pennies, potential lies in everything and it’s all about how you look at something! So if you look at that beach cover up as more of a tunic, your mind will get […]

Oh La La Ode to a Simple Dinner*

The first thing that came to mind when I wanted to throw a dinner for friends with an ode to “Oh La La “, was the thought of a simple meal with special details that wouldn’t break the bank. A simple meal that would still be sophisticated and tasty, but decorated by a table that […]

Here Comes the Bride*

My little baby sister, and your fellow Gal Pal PolishedC, just got married!! So before we share with you moments of the day that she celebrated on June 4th (I’m still recouping lol) I couldn’t help but share with you all a few thoughts and a few photos to celebrate the bride to be and […]