12/08/2010 10:07 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chanel's 'Paris-Byzance' Show Features Ensembles Dripping With Jewels (PHOTOS)

Chanel held its annual Metiers d'Art Pre-Fall collection show on Tuesday. The "Paris-Byzance" runway was inspired by Coco Chanel’'s love of Byzantine-style jewelry, which meant ensemble after ensemble dripping with gemstones.

Because we, uh, couldn't make it to the festivities, our amies at French Vogue happily sent us some Twitpics and photographs of the looks taken by Karl Lagerfeld.

Take a look through and get ready to swoon over what none of us can afford (should we happen to find it) this holiday season.