Vibrant eye shadows in aqua and canary yellow "have a face-brightening effect that works all year," says makeup artist Dick Page. Post-Labor Day, he suggests a wash of color over the lids, set off by navy or brown pencil along the lash line.
Shiseido Makeup Luminizing Satin Eye Colors in Fresco, Solaris and Peony (from top), $25 each; at macys.com.
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.