An eye-catching item that makes us want to take a closer look.

PHOTOS BY DANI VERNON

A clock made of hand-sewn beads, sequins, and embroidery appears to nearly strike midnight on this Dolce & Gabbana dress. It’s just one of the many fairytale references from the fashion house’s fall/winter 2017 collection, but the real-life whimsy is in the tailoring and assiduous craftsmanship of the Italian-made garment.

Dolce & Gabbana embellished cotton blend dress, $6,995; dolcegabbana.com