Metallic eye shadow is one of those beauty trends that looks amazing on the runway, but can easily go awry with the wrong application.

We're major fans of the metallic eye, and consider it our go-to look for nights out on the town. What's our secret? We have a few favorite easy-to-use shadows stashed in our make-up bags that make application a breeze.

Click through the gallery to see your best bets for metallic eye shadow, followed by some celebrity inspiration from the likes of Emma Watson and Kate Bosworth. We promise you'll look runway-ready in no time.

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