Twin brothers Marcel and Fabian recently moved to Dubai with their parents. Before that the family lived in Oslo and in Ethiopia. Marcel (a real charmer who loves to meet people) is into football. Fabian, on his side, plays tennis but also loves school, singing, dancing to his favourite music. Kari Thomassen their mother is the designer and founder of childrenswear brand myCinnamonGirl.

Marcel & Fabian

What do you want to be when you grow up Marcel; I want to be a taxi driver, so that I can drive all day and meet new people! – Fabian: I want to be a construction builder; I would like to build a big building!

What is your favourite famous person M & F: LMFAO!! Our favourite popstars! We love their music, it makes us happy, and want to dance when we here it on the radio!

What makes you laugh M & F: Funny Jokes!

What makes you sad or angry Marcel: If girls tease me, I don’t like that! – Fabian: If I play with my cards, and other kids try to take them from me!

Your favourite films and books Marcel: Spy Kids movie, and Nemo the book about the fish that tries to find his way back to his dad. – Fabian: Spy Kids movie, and Toto, a French book about a beaver going on adventures

Your favourite animal M & F: Dogs! Puppies! Fluffy, our dog we have in our home in Addis Abeba/ Ethiopia

The best holidays you ever had M & F: Atlantis Dubai. The hotel is so big, and looks like a fairytale castle, and there we went swimming, Aquaventure water park, a big aquarium with sharks too!

A place that you would dream to visit Marcel: London, because I want to see where they made the film Cars 2 – Fabian: Scorpion Island, it is an Island far away that I have seen on TV, where kids do a challenge game, it looks very exciting!

Your favourite outfit Marcel: I only like cool shirts! – Fabian : I like to wear nice shirts, especially for birthday parties, I like to dress cool!

What is the piece your like the most from your wardrobe Marcel: All my White and Blue shirts or t-shirts! – Fabian: My green and white square shirt!

The next item you would be happy to get Marcel: A new bike! – Fabian: A skateboard!

Something you did recently that you really loved M & F: We went to Dubai Mall Summer Camp for a week this summer, and did lots of fun activities, like ice-skating, we went to the underwater zoo, a fun theme-park, the cinema, and much more! Also, this summer we went to our grandparents, and we played spy game with granddad, that was so cool! (see pucture below)

If you had a magic wand, what would you do with it right now? Marcel: I would get a million pokemon-cards! – Fabian: I would get a cute puppy dog!


Your favourite children’s brands myCinnamonGirl (of course), How to Kiss a Frog, Oilily, Tea Princess, fabrics and accessories

Your favourite children’s stores A piece of Cake in Dubai, myCinnamonGirl concept stores in Norway

A website that inspires you There is so many.. but for example: , ,

Lastest item you added to your children’s wardrobe I bought the boys Vilebrequin swim pants, and matching for my husband. I love that they have a father & son collection, and living in a warm country like Dubai, where we do swim very often, it is nice to have good quality swimwear

Most precious item you bought for your children Their first shoes

Best gift you gave your children for their B-day Their first bike

Items that are hard to find Good looking boys shoes, that are comfortable and looks nice….and doesn’t have “ugly” super-hero or animation figures on them…

Favourite pieces in your children’s wardrobe myCinnamonBoy white linen shirts from previous collection, simple and timeless

The book on your bedside table Mofongo, by Cecilia Samartin

The music in your ipod Lykkeli, Ellie Goulding, Nina Simone, Melody Gardot, Anna Ternheim, Stromae

A film that you saw recently and that staid with you Crazy, Stupid Love

The film that you love to see with the whole family Home Alone; the boys are really in to it, and it’s a joy to watch them laugh every time he tricks the bad guys

An unforgettable place you’ve travelled to Hawaii, Honolulu

The ideal place for a family summer holiday Dubai, it’s got everything, tropical, warm weather, lovely beaches, fantastic hotels, amazing restaurants, lots to do for and with the kids, shopping, and so many places to relax and enjoy the sun