George Kolasa Obituary
George Kolasa was a prominent figure in the fashion industry with extensive experience in senior communications and marketing positions at renowned designer labels. He passed away on Wednesday following an evident battle against cancer.
George worked with top brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Karl Lagerfeld, and Burberry, among others. He took on key roles like marketing and public relations pro as well as holding executive positions with these brands.
The world of fashion lamented bitterly at his passing even though it was expected. His co-wrokers always thought he would be around for long because of how he still worked hard even when he was receiving treatment.
Cause of Death
At age 57, Kolasa received the diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive type of brain cancer, in February 2022. He peacefully departed in the comfort of his East Hampton, New York residence. The news of his passing was made public through his Instagram account, where he had diligently documented his challenging 18-month journey with a disease widely regarded as incurable.