Pat Molittieri with new car
FASHION NOTE: I believe the sweater Pat is wearing is likely an angora wool sweater--greatly resembling sweaters by DARLENE. The skirt Pat is wearing in this 1961 photo is a "box pleat skirt." The Butterick pattern below will show several types of box pleat skirts so popular in the late 50s/60s.
. (A) pleats are stitched down to the hipline. (B) pleats released from the waistband. (C) unpressed box pleats. I think the version Pat is wearing would be B. Here's another box pleat skirt picture you might enjoy--from a vintage Seventeen magazine showing fashions by Bradley