Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

Swimwear under spotlight

US: Swimwear group takes tough stance on bodysuits
New rules setting out the shape and material of the record-breaking high-tech bodysuits worn by competitive swimmers have been described by Speedo as "a retrograde step that could be detrimental to the future of swimming."

LVMH fashion uptick

FRANCE: LVMH profit slips despite strong fashion showing
Luxury goods powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded a 23% slump in first half profit, despite a strong showing from the company's fashion and leather goods division.

Adidas leather lockdown

GERMANY: Adidas imposes tough leather sourcing rules
Sportswear giant Adidas has responded to Greenpeace claims connecting the sourcing of leather with rainforest destruction by unveiling a set of stringent supplier requirements.

Hugo Boss decline

GERMANY: Hugo Boss H1 net income falls 19%
German fashion firm Hugo Boss posted a 19% slump in first-half net income, due to higher impairment losses on receivables and higher write-downs on inventories.

PPR profit suffers

FRANCE: PPR profit drops 19% but beats expectations
Luxury goods group PPR posted a 19% drop in first half profits to EUR281m (US$397m), ahead of the expectations of most analysts.