At Loewe, Jonathan Anderson gave the 16th and 17th century inspo his own take

The lace get-up with ruffled collar set the tone for the brand's SS20 collection

"Aristocratic" and "poetic" were some of the words used by the creative director to describe the looks this season

Romantic floral numbers were aplenty, as seen on this dress that beautifully flaunts the decollétage...

...and this layered look featuring Anderson's asymmetrical hemline

Tailoring was given a more streamlined take

Poofy maxi dresses were accentuated with a satin bodice

Leather done in three different ways: Crinkled, perforated, and fringed

The sheer lace gowns come with structural skirts that are reminiscent of the brand's popular Obi belts

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The brand also unveiled its collaboration with Kylie Cosmetics, as models donned colourful eyeshadows from the palette

The black-and-white looks in geometric optical illusion print referenced the aesthetics of the founder of the French fashion house, Pierre Balmain

Amped up with a matching bag and statement circular necklace

This structured sequinned dress warrants a double take

While this colour-block hooded look radiated major Grace Jones vibe

Influences of Italian designer Roberto Capucci were also present in the form of structural pleats in an array of vivid shades

Of course, the collection won't be complete without Olivier Rousteing structural designs and a pop of metallic...

...and razor-cut shapes without forgetting that dose of sex appeal

But at the end of the day, it's all about owning who you are, as the T-shirt states

Olivier Rousteing and his Balmain army during the finale

Unlike Balmain, this season, Hedi Slimane had his eyes set on one decade only: The '70s

Jeans were the anchor of the collection, as models walked down the runway in a series of boot-cut denims

Styled with vests (which are making a strong comeback in SS20)...

...or given a sartorial flair with a blazer thrown over a denim-on-denim combo

Hippie vibes were also present

This look with a pussy-bow top, suede jacket, sequinned flared trousers and aviator sunglasses exude that retro nonchalance

Coupled with some monochrome hues and leather that never fail

The finale looks took on a softer and more romantic approach

And this pleated lamé number ended the show on a glam note

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Including this cocoon-like dress were unveiled this season

Her signature polka-dot prints were also peppered all over balloony sleeves and drop-waist skirts

A statement piece for those who want in on some monogram action

Season after season, creative director Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski showed us how to constantly bring leather to the next level

The designer paid homage to the brand's craftspeople by reworking the aprons they wear at work

Whether it's in the form of panels on a belted dress

Or as a bib over similar tones and matching trousers

This look give off major Tomb Raider vibes

This season, Vanhee-Cybulski also worked on a new mesh fabric that's ultra-lightweight

Buckled details can be spotted on the pockets of jackets...

...which are upsized on skirts

These clean tailored pantsuits are also on our lust-worthy list this season

Sleeveless blazer dress layered over flared trousers for that contemporary finish

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