Love Island’s Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu sported bargain £39 dress in final and viewers went wild

Love Island’s Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu sported bargain £39 dress in final and viewers went wild

Love Island 2022’s grand final saw Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu and Davide Sanclimenti announced as the winners of the unforgettable series.

The pair, both 27, won over viewers’ hearts and it has since been revealed by ITV that they won by over half of the votes after 3.4 million people tuned in to watch the finale.

Before the winners were crowned, the Islanders enjoyed one last romantic night at the Summer Ball which saw the boys don tuxedos and the girls dress up to the nines.

While Indiyah and Tasha opted for strapless gowns and sweetheart necklaces, Gemma sported a one shoulder dress with a racy thigh-high split.

Ahead of the final, the Islanders enjoyed the Love Island 2022 Summer Ball

Before the final thee Islanders enjoyed the Love Island 2022 Summer Ball

Ekin-Su looked incredible as she showed off her figure and glowing tan in a satin pink gown with a plunging neckline and thigh-high split.

It Ekin-Su’s dress that caught viewers’ attention – thanks to the price tag as well as how stunning she looked.

Her dress is by Mistress Rocks. It was previously priced at £59 but has been reduced to £39.

The website describes the satin number as featuring “cool metallics and simple draped shapes make ‘Simplicity’ your new favourite maxi dress”. “Crafted from a silky, slinky satin, ‘Simplicity’ hits your curves at just the right spots,” the description continued.

“The plunge neckline is super flattering and the adjustable spaghetti straps create a perfect fit. Wear yours with heavy boots or high sandals. Top with a cool jacket.”

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu goes in another direction in a pink satin gown

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu looked stunning in a thigh-split satin dress

This year saw pre-loved fashion become a key element of the Love Island uniform, and in the final the girls’ opted for a range of high-end and high street clothes.

Winner Ekin-Su wore a Nadine Merabi ‘Lottie’ dress, which epitomised the bombshell’s attention grabbing personality we’ve all come to love over the past two months.

Individually hand embellished with champagne coloured crystal waterfall beading, the showstopper of a dress featured flat beaded panelling on the waist to provide a figure flattering silhouette, while a feathered hemline added an extra element of drama to the look – something actress Ekin-Su knows all about.

Gemma Owen opted for a floor length backless gown for this year's Love Island finale.

The girls looked amazing for the final as they donned a series of stunning gowns

Retailing for £495 it’s one of the pricier looks seen in the final episode.

Tasha Ghouri opted for a glamorous and sustainable H&M gown, made from recycled polyester.

Released earlier this year as part of the Innovation Cherish collection, the bubblegum pink dress featured a corset bodice with statement waist, while a voluminous heart-shaped skirt added character and movement at both the front and back to help accentuate the hips.

At a relatively purse friendly retail price of £99.99, the dress offered a glamorous look without breaking the bank.

Love Island's Davide Sanclimenti and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu were crowned the winners of the 2022 series of the ITV2 show at the final on Monday 1 August

Ekin-Su’s dress was by Nadine Merabi

Next up, Gemma Owen amped up the old school glamour in a Club L London Irreplaceable off-white gown with a deep plunging neckline and spaghetti straps.

The floor length backless gown, featured a unique bum ruching detail to draw attention to and accentuate the wearer’s derriere.

At just £75, it was the cheapest of all the outfits seen in this year’s finale, but still packed an impressive punch.

At the opposite end of the scale, Indiyah Polack was the proud owner of this year’s most expensive finale outfit, as she donned an Albina Dyla Deserte silver beaded mini dress.

The Love Island 2022 final saw Laura Whitmore announce Ekin-Su Culculoglu and Davide Sanclimenti as the winners of the series

The Islanders looked incredible in their final outfits

The jaw dropping mini dress featured several sheer panels, while layer upon layer of delicate beads provided a series of stripes across the torso and sleeves.

Padded at the shoulder to offer a power silhouette, the dress was also fringed at the hem and featured a cut out back and cheeky thigh split to allow greater movement.

The cost of looking this good however, doesn’t come cheap, with Indiyah’s outfit retailing at upwards of £1,200.


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