The direct-to-consumer line will be available exclusively on the retailer’s site and at its brick-and-mortar store in the Forum des Halles.
The 25-year veteran of Zegna will start Oct. 15.
The board is undertaking a comprehensive search for a successor to the longtime ceo, who is exiting in September.
Water Island Capital revealed it has a 5.5 percent stake in the company and is not convinced in the viability of the merger.
Executive chairman of the board Dinesh Lathi could be tapped as interim ceo after Ewert departs.
The longtime executive will remain as a consultant through the end of the year.