I'm afraid it will look too harsh.
The smoky look isn't restricted to shades of sable. Make like Elizabeth Olsen
and try a neutral look, or choose a hue opposite of your iris on the color wheel to make eye color pop. Choose a vibrant amethyst for green eyes, warm, bronzy hues for baby blues, or a midnight blue for brown eyes. Try applying a bit of shimmer to your inner corners with Tarte's The Bright Side Eye Brightener
) to soften the look, but be sure to blend well so the effect is subtle.