Think copper, gold, teal, and purple. These are just some of the hues we adore this fall that bring up such descriptions as dreamy, celestial, and iridescent. If you’re looking for colorful eye makeup to wear at your fall wedding, then look below for product inspiration with eye enhancers and definers that will definitely bring out the diva in you this autumn! (*contains affiliate links)
Editor Picks for Getting Totally Glam Eyes for Fall
It’s all about getting multi-dimensional color that complements your eyes. To bring on that shimmery look, you can use eyeshadow with glitter or eyeliner with glitter. Then, use mascara for volume and definition. To brighten, use a light base, while a dark base is for a bolder look.
Example 1 – DRAMATIC
To complement or contrast with any bridal ensemble, the Too Faced Glitter Bomb Palette from Macy’s offers a fabulous rainbow of color choices to apply glitter shadow either wet or dry. It even comes with a step-by-step guide for 4 looks you can experiment with.
Example 2 – EXOTIC
For a captivating look, MAC’s pigment provides an intense dash of color. Use less pigment for a more subtle effect. Seen here is the pigment of rich purple and fuchsia. Available at Macy’s.
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If you’re daring enough to go with bold, sultry colors, choose purple or magenta glitter shadow. Urban Decay’s After Dark Eyeshadow Palette, available via Amazon (ships from and sold by I Just Love Coach), offers these and more. Add even more exotic definition with “cat’s eye” style liquid eyeliner and heavily outlined brows.
Example 3 – NEUTRAL
True to its name! Cover Girl’s truNaked Eye Shadow Roses‘ palette features a complete range of neutral shades for a lovely nude look on a set of 3 textures of matte, shimmer, and sparkling. Perfect for a light rosy to smokey eye look for fall.
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For a more subtle shimmer, you could opt for glitter eyeshadow in muted, metallic neutrals. The 24k Nudes Eyeshadow Palette from Maybelline, via Amazon offers 12 shades in a rich range of gold to copper to bronze, and even a lovely mauve. Try them in duo, trio and quad color combinations for a fascinating finish.
Example 4 – BOLD
Love this sophisticated shade for fall: Black Currant! It’s from the Revlon ColorStay Crème Eye Shadow collection that comes in 12 colors and 4 finishes. Long wearing and waterproof, it’s an ideal choice for those wedding day happy tears! Via Amazon.
Example 5 – JEWELED TONES
Multiple jewel tones create a stunning effect, much like the many colors of fall. Cover Girl’s truNaked Jewels Eyeshadow Palette, via Amazon, allows you to create this look by blending and/or building up your choice of their 8 paired shades in 3 textures, matte, shimmer, and sparkly.
Example 6 – GOLD WITH NEUTRALS AND BROWN
With Cover Girl’s truNaked Eye Shadow Goldens‘ palette, get a warm look for autumn with this palette of 8 richly pigmented goldens. Achieve a more dramatic look with the use of mascara. Available via Amazon.
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From Rimmel London
This “Gold Record” Magnif’eyes Mono Eyeshadow from Rimmel London, via Amazon, comes in an ultra-blendable formula and with an option for shimmer or high glitter. Start with a base of neutral brown shadow, then add this sparkly overlay.
Choose the woodsy tones of autumn but with glittery gilded overtones. This MAC Eyeshadow x 4 / Mariah Carey – It’s Everything, via Amazon (ships from and sold by Bargaindeals4U), allows you to layer and blend these luxurious shades of eyeshadow with a sophisticated sheen.
Example 7 – RUSTIC BURGUNDY
Now, here’s a nod to the season with the fall hue, burgundy! But not just a single shade, as this Burgundy Color Palette, sold by TOP.Beauty and fulfilled by Amazon, provides 9 variants to mix and match, in both shimmer and matte finishes.
Example 8 – CLASSY COPPER
Create a truly eye-catching effect with just one convenient product, the Julep Eyeshadow 101 Crème to Powder Waterproof Eyeshadow Stick in Copper Shimmer, via Amazon. Simply apply the creme shadow on the eyelid with the stick end, then use the smudger end to blend and smoothen to your desired look. Alternatively, you can dab the eyeshadow creme on the back of your hand, then take the color with the smudger and apply to your eye.
Example 9 – RICH WINE TONES
An autumn wedding is ideal for celebrating with rich, full-bodied wines. Extend this to your bridal look with eyes highlighted in glittery burgundy, with Julep Eyeshadow 101 Crème to Powder Waterproof Eyeshadow Stick in Burgundy Shimmer, via Amazon. Use the same application tips as for the Copper Shimmer (above) for an alluring finish.
Example 10 – ETHEREAL EYES
Talk about being starry eyed on your wedding day! This Julep Multidimensional Orbital Eyeshadow, in a shade of white gold with gold pearlescence called “Luna,” has triple the pigment, so that the effect is more intense, bright, and long lasting.