The soft brown makes the eyes pop without being too harsh. I think soft makeup would fit better with the character in my genre as she is going to be a 'hopeless romantic' and harsh makeup would give the wrong impressions of her.
Top 10 Fall Brown Smoky Eye Tutorials – Top Inspired
Different eye shapes can really have an effect on how your smoky eye looks, so we built out this guide of tutorials just for you! Follow these instructions for getting the perfect smoky eye for your eye shape.