10/12/2012 12:31 pm ET Updated Dec 12, 2012

Fashion of the Opera (PHOTOS)

The American Chamber Opera (ACO) presented Fashion of the Opera, hosted by reigning Miss Chicago Marisa Buchheit and Jeff Conway of NBC's 24/7 Chicago. All proceeds benefited the Merit School of Music and their efforts to further bring music education to talented children and further develop their current programs.

Entertainment was provided by cellist, Allegra Montanari, vocalists from the Merit School of Music, the duo of iAN & ANi, and vocalists from The American Chamber Opera.

High fashion met high art as local Chicago designers paraded their latest collections, accompanied by sweeping arias from the world's most famous operas. Designers included: Borris Powell, Rachel Frank, Fraley Le, Stix and Roses by Sararose Krenger, and Anastasia Chatzka.

Check out my favorite looks in the gallery below!

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Fashion of the Opera