Vancouver Neighbours is an exclusive Daily Hive Vancouver feature in collaboration with award-winning photographer, Matthew Chen, celebrating the diverse individuals that make up our community, one story at a time.
Vladimir Markovitch is a talented creative director with his finger on the pulse of fashion. He is currently leading a team of locals for St. Paul’s Foundation fashion show in support of mental health.
“Being able to be yourself and be flexible to all the changes that life has to offer was the vision that I had early on in life and it is important to keep revisiting that page in your book of life – as it is written.”
“I was surrounded by war when I was reaching my adulthood. Being surrounded by that atmosphere of fear and anger was scary, not to mention life altering. It does bring out the survivor in you and wanting to rise above all of that you have seen and heard. War and the resulting destruction are the ugliest reflections of our society.”