This is the easiest, quickest way to add drama to your regular routine eye. Take a pewter eyeliner that has a touch of shimmer. Pewter is great because it's not as harsh as black, but not as soft as a brown, and the extra shimmer catches light and looks instantly modern. Rim the entire eye very close to the lash line and smudge lightly with your fingertip. For extra oomph, rim the inside of the lash line.
A great one to try is Elizabeth Arden's Pewter ($16).