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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Double D* Denim & Designer (Chanel for $19.99)

Gals… Nothing gets me going more than a black designer gem and a floor length denim coat! 😉  No really. It’s a combo that provides a feeling of luxury living, city edge, and sophistication that makes this combo perfect for upping your confidence when the temps are dropping! Now let me break down this look. Let’s start […]

Fuzzy Was She

 Gal Pals! Whats GOOODDDDDDDDDD… I’m dishing out this new post with a message of fashionable fuzz! With fall weather now here, I never like getting rid of all of my summer favorites, like jumpsuits, so adding furry touches is the best way to take that seasonal item and give it some more “stick around” time […]

Sporty Starlet*

Love me some overalls!! Girlll…… I know, I know, but I had to. If you’re not into a sweet pair of overalls, I completely understand, but may I say these super easy, comfortable, and stylish overalls for $24.99 at Marshalls gave this starlet a gal on the go look with a SUPER sporty edge! With back to […]

Denim All Year Round! (Video)

Spring is the season of DENIM! Here are a few ways to keep your denim fresh at any time of the year with style and confidence! Click the photo above or the link below for my video with About.com! http://fashion.about.com/video/Jean-Styles-You-Can-Wear-All-Year-Around.htm

$34.99 Two Pieces of POP: That’s P4P!

   I hope you can gather already, that by being a CONFIDENT P4P Gal Pal, YOU CAN  look, feel, and live like a million bucks on a few shiny pennies. We try our best with a few polished principles and motivation to show you how easy it is to use what you’ve got, a beautiful brain […]

POP-Cape*

Gal Pals… This November has me feeling cozy but bold! And one of the best ways you can add POP to your wardrobe in a quick and easy way for fall is with a cool cape! I found this beautiful cape at The Nest in Glenside… a vintage shop with a few treasures to be […]

A Kiss of Pop for $24.99*

Gals, is there anything better than breathing in that crisp, clean, fresh air that swirls around us every fall? I don’t think so… and so to celebrate that crispy feeling, I decided to use that as my inspiration for this clean look that breathes new life into the air with simple pieces and only a solo kiss of POP! […]

City Fringe POP*

Who would have thunk a top with this much life and personality… AND POP would only cost $24.99? This super sweet sweater from Marshalls was full of POP so it had to be grabbed off the rack! Being that it was so different and how much I love making a style statement, I wanted to show you […]

Shade Ink*

The inspiration behind this look Gals was an ink pot… it’s amazing how one visual of inspiration can get the mind going, but that’s all it took! So when I thought of “September in Shades”, what came to mind was dark black and blue hues. In this case, a visual of blue and black ink, dripping, […]

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 […]

A Different Kind of Drop Earring*

We are all about a statement piece, but I think sometimes we can over think a piece of POP and think it’s all about the size. But great items, and deals, can also come in small packages. For Nouveau November let us not focus on how big our baubles are but the statement even a […]

Need a New Outfit? Have a New Perspective!

There comes a moment in every Gal Pals life where she stares into the abyss of her closet and she stands still. She doesn’t move. She keeps staring. Her clothes staring back at her and she thinks, ” I have nothing.” (deep sigh) Well, at Polished for Pennies, we believe you ALWAYS have something. You […]

Simply Oh La La*

We love when our Gal Pals get into the spirit of our monthly themes!! It’s times like this, when we rally together and share in confidence and fashion, that really makes me super proud this blog and all of you for putting yourselves out there! Celebrating this month’s Oh La La October with us is […]

Awesome Autumn Idea*

] I’ve been wanting to photograph this look for a while now and I think you can gather that me and Colie, my sister and photog, had a ball capturing autumn in all of it’s Oh La La-ness out back. This blazer was a total score from Jomar at $14.99. It was sold on one of […]

Lady Danger*

Oh la la gals! Every one of us needs a lip color that makes us feel glam, motivated, confident, desired, sultry, sexy, and down right awe-worthy! For us, this month is all about a rich, bold, and rockin’ red-orange by MAC that will make every passer-by go Oh La La! We give you… Lady Danger! […]

OH La La! Sale Boots Worth Your Pennies!

Looking to invest in a great pair of booties this fall season? Here’s what I would do… shop Ann Taylor’s sale! While doing some shopping “research” I came across their website and found a few options where I said… “OH La La… Yes!” I’m a HUGE fan of the quality and sales that go on […]