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Jet-setting Angela is flying high ahead of her wedding

SHe has been jet-setting around the world since landing her first TV travel series, but still managed to fit in a modelling job for top magazine Elle Japan, while also finalising last minute details for the small matter of her summer wedding.

It’s certainly been a whirlwind few months for TV presenter and stylist Angela Scanlon.

“It’s been manic and frantic and all over the shop but lots of fun,” said Angela, who replaced Ryan Tubridy’s other half Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain (inset) as presenter on BBC travel series, Getaways, earlier this year.

“I was in San Franciso, which was incredible. I got to fly over the Golden Gate Bridge in a sea plane and visit all these amazing sites. I went on a J1 there when I was younger but this was a lot more cultural.

“It’s a really fun show to work on and obviously there’s a lot of traveling. I’m off to Croatia, Italy and Majorca in the next few weeks and I’ve got to finish planning the wedding.”

First making a name for herself as a quirky stylist, Angela, who divides her time between London and Dublin, has made it clear that fashion is her first love, even turning model for a recent magazine shoot.

“I just did a shoot with Japanese Elle which was loads of fun, I was wearing Marc Jacobs clothes and we shot it around some of my favourite places in London. I think gingers are fairly few and far between over there so that might be why they asked me to do it.”

On top of her jet-setting lifestyle, Angela is currently filming four documentaries, including Angela Scanlon’s Naked Truth, which due out in the autumn.

“Its coming along great,” she told the Diary.

“We’re flying through it - one of the episodes is about nudity, but I won’t be stripping off.”

Hectic work schedules aside, Angela is set to tie the knot with long-term boyfriend Roy Horgan in Co Wicklow this summer.

The bride-to-be is getting her dream dress custom-made by Beyonce’s favourite Irish designer, Sorcha O Raghallaigh.

“I had my final wedding dress fitting the other day and I love it.

“It’s white and lovely,” she said.

Angela is getting behind the Galaxy Style Exchange, an invitation to style savvy women nationwide to upgrade their wardrobes by exchanging stylish items of clothing and accessories with friends. The initiative is inspired by the swishing’ movement, which Angela hopes will soon take Ireland by storm.


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