The great thing about runway makeup is that it’s completely over-the-top. For the Autumn/Winter 2014 shows at Dior, Rodarte, and Donna Karan, the eyes were the shining stars—literally. As amazing as it looked on the models, though, shimmering color from lash line to brow bone seems pretty likely to earn you some sideways glances during your morning coffee run. But that’s no reason to hold back from rocking a metallic look at your holiday parties this week. Now’s the time! Seize the day. The trick is everything in moderation—well, and we have a few other hints. But don’t worry, we’ve mapped them all out for you in our step-by-step guide to four stunningly sparkly looks—from subtle to statement-making—depending on your New Year’s mood.