Works of the first lady of Slovak fashion – Lýdia Eckhardt are going to be presented in the Liptov Arena

Works of the first lady of Slovak fashion – Lýdia Eckhardt are going to be presented in the Liptov Arena
Works of the first lady of Slovak fashion – Lýdia Eckhardt are going to be presented in the Liptov Arena
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This will be the first event of this kind and size in the region of Liptov. The comeback of the fashion icon Lýdia Eckhardt to Liptov is connected with her memories related to this locality. “My family roots reach back to this region, my mother comes from Likavka and my father from Martinček. Although they went to the east to work, the rest of my family stayed here – in this beautiful region. My beloved grandparents who made my childhood in the region of Liptov unrepeatable will stay in my memories and my heart forever. I am very happy to meet my natives at least in this way, though my work,” confessed the fashion designer. 

Lýdia Eckhardt continued explaining that the collection which should be introduced in Liptov Arena was going to be her biggest one ever, with the highest number of creations. “The show will be mainly a show of course but there will also be artists like the Mirror Family group, singers Ricco and Claudia, the Kimbombos Dance group. The topic of the whole show will be very positive for everybody because we will be not only dreaming but also making dreams come true. Dreams that many people ask me for in their letters, emails or via personal communication. Among the audience, there will be some guests who have dreamt about coming to this fashion show, girls who wish to experience the backstage atmosphere or to make a picture with the models will be living their dreams behind the scene. And we will also see some young girls who have always wanted to walk on our catwalk,” added Lýdia Eckhardt.

She claims that once our state borders had been opened and Slovak women as well as men had got many opportunities to travel abroad, they had become more fashion-aware and dressed very nicely those days. “My collection for the spring and summer of 2017 is full of colours, flowers and frills. There is a lot of muslin, silk, cotton but also lace and summer knitwear. We have used many flower elements as well as layering. Besides following the latest trends, my main trend is based on the needs and desires of my clients. I have tried to create a well-balanced collection which young and extravagant but also conservative ladies could choose from, and of course my mother too. If every lady who will be sitting in the audience gets attracted by at least one piece, I will feel happy and know that my work has a sense,” explained Lýdia Eckhardt.  

To conclude the topic of dreams and dreaming, Lýdia Eckhardt added: “Let me wish all of you that your dreams come true but also that you can fulfill somebody else´s dream. Follow your dreams, face them. I wish all of you to stay healthy and embraced with love and friends because our life in this form is a big premiere and there will not be any repeated performance.”

Three sequences prepared on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Lýdia Exkhardt´s work are going to be presented during the fashion show: My beginnings, My First Fashion Shows and How a Collection is Made. For more details about the Dreams event, please visit Liptov Arena HERE.


Tatry mountain resorts, a.s. (TMR) is the leader in tourism in Central and Eastern Europe; it owns and operates attractive mountain resorts, amusement parks, restaurant facilities, sports services, shops and hotels. In the Low Tatras TMR owns and operates the resort Jasná Nízke Tatry and hotels Wellness hotel Grand Jasná, Boutique Hotel Tri Studničky, Chalets Jasná De Luxe, Hotel Srdiečko, and Hotel Rotunda. TMR is also the owner of Aquapark Tatralandia, the largest Slovak aquapark with year-round operation, which besides water entertainment includes Tropical Paradise, a special tropical indoor hall with sea water, as well as Fun Park, and accommodation in bungalows and apartments of Holiday Village Tatralandia. In the High Tatras TMR owns and operates the resort Vysoké Tatry with mountain areas of Tatranská Lomnica, Starý Smokovec, and Štrbské Pleso, which TMR co-manages. In the High Tatras TMR also owns hotels Grandhotel Praha Tatranská Lomnica, Grandhotel Starý Smokovec, Hotel FIS Štrbské Pleso and Mountain hotel Hrebienok. TMR also owns a 9.5 % share in Melida, a.s., which leases and operates the resort Špindlerův Mlýn in the Czech Republic. In Poland TMR owns a 97% share in the mountain resort Szczyrkowski Ośrodek Narciarski S.A. (SON), a 75% share in a company that owns and operates Silesian Amusement Park (Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko) and a 7.3% share in an amusement-educational project via the Polish company Korona Ziemi Sp. z.o.o. TMR also owns and leases hotels Slovakia, Kosodrevina, Liptov and Ski&Fun Záhradky a Bungalovy to third parties. By the end of 2016 EUR 230 mil. had been invested into development and modernisation of TMR’s resorts. TMR shares are traded on three European stock exchanges – in Bratislava, Prague, and Warsaw.