The Love Island star's shared an old picture of herself and a friend in Malia

In the many months since Love Island 2016, Olivia Buckland has stayed firmly in the public eye, from interviews with fiancé Alex Bowen to stunning at red carpet events.

Because of this, we all have a pretty good idea of what she looks like. However, there’s nothing like an old-school holiday snap to shake things up on your Insta profile – and that’s exactly what she’s recently posted… and we’d hardly recognise her!

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As is often the practice in this age of social media, 23-year-old Olivia took to Instagram on Wednesday morning (29th March) to wish a ‘Happy birthday’ to her best friend and head bridesmaid, Chloe – and used a picture from a few years ago to illustrate their journey. And she looks totally different!

Happy Birthday to my day dot @chlo_td Enjoy this image from Malia a million years ago. From making mud pies in the garden & arguing over skipping ropes to being my head bridesmaid ❤love you so much you little specimen xxx

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With the remains of what looks like UV paint on her hands, it looks as if Olivia and Chloe had been on quite the holiday – and judging by the tans, some cracking times in the sun.

‘Happy birthday to my day dot @chlo_tv,’ Olivia began her sweet tribute. ‘Enjoy this image from Malia a million years ago.

‘From making mud pies in the garden & arguing over skipping ropes to being my head bridesmaid… love you so much you little specimen xxx’.

Aww, how far they’ve come together!

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Olivia will no doubt be leaning on her friends more than ever in the next few months as her nuptials with Love Island beau Alex approaches. And luckily for us, we’ll get to see her on her journey to the aisle as she’ll be picking out her bridal gown on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress.

Can. Not. WAIT!