MILAN — Giambattista Valli’s break from fashion didn’t last long. A day after the news that Vincent Darré will replace him as creative director at Emanuel Ungaro, Valli said he will be launching his namesake line for fall 2005.

The collection will be produced and distributed under a five-year license with Gilmar, the Italian clothing manufacturer that makes the Iceberg collection. In addition, effective Nov. 1, Valli will become co-creative director of Iceberg with Paolo Gerani, son of Gilmar founders Giuliana Marchini and her husband, Silvano Gerani. Paolo Gerani is currently creative director of Iceberg, which was launched in 1974, and executive vice president of Gilmar.

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