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

Spotlight on sportswear

BELGIUM: Union blasts sportswear makers ahead of Olympics
On Monday (21 April), global trade union organisation ITUC slammed leading sportswear companies for allegedly allowing violations of workers rights by suppliers in some Asian countries to become an "industry norm".

Primark earns titan status

UK: Primark growth continues with 22% H1 profit hike
Primark cemented its position as the UK's second biggest clothing retailer on Tuesday with a 22% surge in profits in the six months to 1 March. Primark's revenues were up 25% to GBP899m (US$1.79bn), with profits reaching GBP111m for the period.

Adidas defends corner

GERMANY: Adidas hits back at sportswear supplier report
Adidas Group reacted to criticism of working conditions among global sportswear suppliers, saying the Fair Play 2008 report that the accusations were based on lacked clarity and accuracy.

Victoria's Secret lawsuit

US: Victoria's Secret faces bra design lawsuit
A New Yorker on Wednesday was reported to have filed a lawsuit against Victoria's Secret, claiming that the intimate apparel company copied her convertible bra patent.

According to widespread media reports, Long Island resident Katerina Plew is claiming that the company's "Very Sexy 100-Way Strapless Convertible Bra" is the same as a design she has patented for US$12,000.

M&S boss' Sri Lanka day-trip

SRI LANKA: M&S opens first green garment plants
Marks & Spencer CEO Sir Stuart Rose paid a one-day flying visit to Sri Lanka today (25 April) to open the world's first 'green' garment manufacturing plants, which will supply clothing to M&S stores.

The plants are owned by two of Sri Lanka's biggest garment producers, Brandix Lanka and MAS Holdings.