Love Island host Laura Whitmore sports a aptly-named hairslides
‘All in the details’: Love Island host Laura Whitmore sports a VERY aptly-themed hairpiece with floral co-ords as she prepares to host launch show
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It’s a show known for its cheeky catchphrases.
So it was no surprise that Love Island host Laura Whitmore alluded to one of the show’s most iconic lines as she shared a glimpse of her glamorous look ahead of the launch show on Monday.
The presenter, 36, shared a pair of Instagram snaps sported a hairslide that spelled the iconic phrase My Type On Paper, as she headed to the famous Villa in Mallorca to present the new series.
Cheeky: Love Island host Laura Whitmore alluded to one of the show’s most iconic catchphrases as she shared a glimpse of her launch show look on Instagram on Monday
Sensational: Laura also shared a full-length image of her first outfit for the opening episode, which consisted of a blue and ivory printed corset top and matching mini skirt
As ever Laura cut a glamorous figure in a busty blue mini dress with a floral print in the snaps she shared with fans.
But it was an eye-catching accessory that is likely to catch fans’ attention during the show, with her elegant hair piece spelling out the phrase quoted by a slew of Islanders when their head’s been turned.
Laura captioned her post: ‘All in the details…’
Hard to miss! The presenter shared a pair of Instagram snaps sported a hairslide that spelled the iconic phrase My Type On Paper, as she headed to the famous Villa in Mallorca
Laura also shared a full-length image of her first outfit for the opening episode, which consisted of a blue and ivory printed corset top and matching mini skirt from Valle&Vik.
Fans are now counting down the hours until the new series of Love Island finally kicks off, after last year’s summer series was postponed due to the Covid pandemic.
This year Laura has jetted to Mallorca with her baby daughter, 12 weeks, with her husband Iain Stirling, who narrates the show, staying in the UK.
Appearing on Loose Women on Friday via video link, Iain explained: ‘We are in London, I think, now, this is the thing with coronavirus, I never want to say anything because you never know, who knows what’s going to happen.
‘I don’t know what colour Majorca is going to be next week, it will be tartan by the time I’m done with it!’
At last! Fans are now counting down the hours until the new series of Love Island finally kicks off, after last year’s summer series was postponed due to the Covid pandemic
This year’s contestants include OnlyFans star Shannon Singh, fashion blogger Kaz Kamwi, events planner Aaron Francis and PE teacher Hugo Hammond.
Alongside the hopefuls is civil servant Sharon Gaffka, Nando’s waitress Liberty Poole, financial services marketing executive Chloe Burrows, semi-pro footballer Toby Aromolaran, water engineer Jake Cornish, labourer Brad McClelland and lettings manager Faye Winter.
However, fellow newcomer Chloe Burrows was noticeably absent from the line-up, sparking speculation that she may be the first bombshell of the series.
Coming soon: Love Island starts tonight at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are available the following morning on BritBox
When the boys arrive in the villa, the girls can express their interest by stepping forward.
If more than one girls steps forward, the boys gets to choose who they fancy more, however the ladies can also pick another guy after if he catches their eye.
If no one steps forward, the boy is relegated to the back until all the rest of the boys are coupled up.
Love Island starts tonight at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are available the following morning on BritBox.
LOVE ISLAND 2021: MEET THE CONTESTANTS
Sharon Gaffka, 25
Name: Sharon Gaffka
Occupation: Civil Servant – Operations Lead for Department of Transport
Who is their type on paper? ‘I tend to date someone who is taller than me, even though my last long-term partner, he was actually someone who was shorter than me.
‘I’m quite an intellectual person so I want someone who can kind of match that.’
Aaron Francis, 24
Name: Aaron Francis
Occupation: Luxury Events Host
Who is their type on paper? ‘I need someone that is passionate about what they are doing – from scientist to anything – you can tell when someone is speaking about something and they are actually smiling while they are talking. I love that.
‘I don’t like when people are doing a job just to make money and then they kind of just live for the weekend. Especially because I work on the weekends.’
Liberty Poole, 21
Name: Liberty Poole
Occupation: Nando’s Waitress and Marketing Student
Who is their type on paper? ‘So I like tall, alpha male, confident, a cheeky chappy sort of guy.
‘But obviously that’s always usually combined with player types, which is where I go wrong. So I am trying to change my ways and go for more of a nicer guy that is going to treat me right.’
Hugo Hammond, 24
Name: Hugo Hammond
Occupation: PE Teacher
Who is their type on paper? ‘I’ve been single for a while now. With the current climate, it’s been really hard to get back into dating.
‘I saw it as an opportunity to have an amazing fun summer and put myself back out there.’
Name: Shannon Singh
Occupation: Glamour model
Who is their type on paper? ‘I don’t feed off looks, I feed off energy, I need someone with personality. Just someone I can have fun with.
‘I’m a party girl, I love going out, I’m very social. For me it’s quite hard to find people who are genuine and looking for what you’re looking for’
Name: Jake Cornish
Occupation: Water Engineer
Who is their type on paper? ‘Looks wise, always gone for blondes. But for me, the main thing is having respect and having good fun, and someone who will be loyal to you…
‘I’ve had messages from girls that have got boyfriends and husbands. This is why I don’t trust anyone. Someone who is loyal really. But when I’m single, I like having a good time!
Name: Kaz Kamwi
Occupation: Fashion Blogger
Who is their type on paper? ‘I like meeting new people, I’m ready to be in a relationship. Why not be in a place where people are looking for the same things as me?’
Name: Chloe Burrows
Occupation: Financial Services Marketing Executive
Who is their type on paper? ‘I like a good build. I go to the gym. I want someone who is funny. Really funny and caring and will do nice little things for you.
‘And then obviously someone who you can depend on to not ditch you. Because I am quite a big character and quite loud, they would have to be as loud, if not more.
‘I could never be with someone who is quiet. Someone that gives you a bit back’
Name: Faye Winter
Occupation: Letting Manager
What is her type on paper? ‘Someone that will put me in my place. Someone that makes me laugh. But also someone that takes my banter. I’m like a five-year-old in a playground, if I like you, I will make a mockery of you and laugh and joke. That is my really terrible flirting skills. I need someone who can take that.’
Name: Brad McClelland
Who is their type on paper? Sommer Ray from Instagram. Zara McDermott, she’s a good-looking lass. Or Megan Fox.
Name: Toby Aromolaran
Occupation: Semi-pro footballer
How would he describe himself? ‘Optimistic. I always see the bright side in the worst situations. I’m a fun guy when I go on a night out. Responsible guy as well.’
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