Instead of our regular look at the most read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take a look at the top stories on just-style in 2013. Garment factory disasters, strikes, safety agreements, and M&S's body odour neutralising suit, were some of the issues that made the headlines. 

  • HONG KONG: Higher prices and shortages loom over leather industry
    Leather industry executives have admitted they are perplexed by a recent hike in hide and skin prices and have warned that an ongoing squeeze on global supplies could mean some end-users including global clothing, footwear and accessories brands will face shortages of the raw material. 
  • BANGLADESH: Garment factory building collapses killing 86
    An eight-storey commercial building that housed five garment factories collapsed near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka today (24 April), killing more than 86 people - most of them apparel workers - and leaving several hundred others injured.