Bear loves wild nature. Not a surprising fact for a boy whose dad spends half of his life in the most remote African and Arctic regions, painting wild animals (artists duo and organizing amazing private safari expeditions ( Let’s take a little trip into the world of Bear and mother Lisa Samos, founder of kid’s vintage e-store


What do you want to be when you grow up I want to be a sportsman – playing rugby or a 200m sprinter

Your favourite famous person Will Ferrell; he makes me and my dad laugh

What makes you happy Playing with my friends

What makes you sad and angry When I am too competitive and lose

Your favourite book This Way North by my dad – his first book!

Your favorite films Step Brothers, Rocky I-IV, Anchor Man & Wolf Man

Favourite animals Grizzly bears of course!

The best holidays you’ve ever had At our cabin in Swedish Lapland over Christmas. We go dog sledding and skidooing. I also love swimming and diving anywhere in Greece for the summer holidays

A place you dream to visit LA, then Hawaii for some surfing then to New Zealand. I also dream to go to Brazil because I love surfing and jujitsu

Favourite colours and favorite outfit Gold and silver, and black and blue. I like wearing anything cool

Favourite things from your wardrobe My collection of 10 New Era caps hanging on my wall

The next item you’d like to get All Blacks rugby strip


Your favourite children’s brands Anything vintage found in thrift stores around the world

Favourite children’s store Seeing Bear in Forbidden Planet near Covent Garden with his eyes like saucers for the amazing selection of cool figures he loves playing with

A website that inspires you The one of the artists Olly & Suzi and their expedition website

Criteria you consider when buying something for your children My most important criteria is that they are creative and original and if it is clothes that no one else will have it

The last thing you added to Bear’s wardrobe A smart & warm grey 100% wool waistcoat with lots of tiny buttons

The most precious items you bought for Bear His hand craved bone necklaces and bracelets from our arctic travels

The best gift you offered to a child A pull-along wagon I made and painted bright red for my niece and nephew last Christmas

Items that are hard to find Socks that don’t shrink in one wash and are then too small to put on

Favourite pieces in Bear’s wardrobe His one-off black and white Nike baseball boots from LA that go with everything

The book on your bedside table Born Wild by Tony Fitzjohn & An Island Sanctuary by John Stefanidis

Favourite place to spend the summer holidays I like to go anywhere in Greece for the summer holidays and I want to buy a house on a Greek island one day…