An interesting 'accordion' dress concept I saw on a Chinese dress site people might be interested in (link to dress in comments) : sewing. It would be interesting to not too a bunch of colors for the accordion part, but just one.
For a quick, easy and glamorous look, have this 6 Color Shimmer Eye Shadow Palette on you wherever you go. A combination of 6 colors is all you need to achieve any look! This compact sized eyes-shadow (Baking Face Tutorial)
Filling in your eyebrows doesn't have to be a lengthy process. Keep it simple by using a brow powder or pencil to define a bottom line, and then smudge upwards and blend. Get the tutorial at Covergirl (Best Eyeliner No Smudge)