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How Hooray Henry Conway exploited his 15 minutes of fame
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By Kathryn Knight for MailOnline. Updated: BST, 8 May Even by the usually hectic standards of Henry Conway's social diary, it has been an unusually busy time of late. There have been appearances at Bungalow 8, Mahiki and Maya, the ludicrously overpriced London nightclubs favoured by the young beau monde , dinner at the Ivy, book launches and various other vital duties to fulfil in his role as ever-present strutting peacock on the capital's busy social scene. Meet the new romantic: Henry Conway developed a reputation as a dandy during his time at the Courtauld Institute. In case this did not secure enough of a public profile, this week his peculiar dress sense was on display again, this time in the pages of society magazine Tatler, for whom Henry has posed for pictures wearing, variously, a black corset, Noel Coward-style dressing gown and string of pearls. These are not, you might think, the actions of someone hoping to keep their head below the proverbial parapet.
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Most young men found to have received thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money for nothing might hang their head in shame. Since his father, Tory MP Derek Conway, was condemned for giving his sons parliamentary allowances for no work, Henry has not exactly shunned the limelight. First there was his much-published excursion to London's Mahiki nightclub in a horse-drawn carriage. In one picture, he is squeezed into a black corset.
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