For her first fashion week presentation, Lisa Perry looked to two inspirations: the open sky from the vantage point of her North Haven, Conn., summer home and the graphic work of Ellsworth Kelly, one of her favorite artists. Despite the “Fly Me to the Moon” theme (and the moon pies and podlike bottles of water served in her all-white Madison Avenue boutique), Perry tempered the Sixties space proclivities. She softened some of the structure, as in a flowing floor-length dress in a fun stars-and-crescent print, as well as several striking shifts in geometric motifs. For evening, Perry amped up the sparkle with a sequined jacket and cap-sleeve minidress. The collection should appeal beyond a Mod-loving clientele — a smart move now that the designer is looking to build her wholesale distribution.

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