A LEADING fashion retailer has opened its doors at a popular shopping outlet in Braintree.

Monsoon opened to the public at Braintree Village, in Chapel Hill, at 10am today.

Located between Sunglass Hut and luxury beauty items retailer Molton Brown, Monsoon is a well-known brand with stores across the UK.

The purveyor of fashionable garments will be providing a range of womenswear and childswear at discounted outlet prices.

Braintree and Witham Times: Exciting - Monsoon at Braintree Village prior to its 10am launchExciting - Monsoon at Braintree Village prior to its 10am launch (Image: Braintree Village)

Monson in general has become famous for its colourful prints, attention to details, and the fact that it designs all of its clothing in-house and ethically sources material from around the world.

Josef O’Sullivan, centre director of Braintree Village, is happy to welcome the brand to Braintree Village.

He said: “We are delighted to be expanding our brand offering with the addition of Monsoon this January.

“We are seeing a demand for new fashion-led brands at outlet prices, which makes their boutique the perfect new addition to our line-up.”

Braintree and Witham Times: Fashion - A model wearing a dress from MonsoonFashion - A model wearing a dress from Monsoon (Image: Braintree Village)

Paul Thomas is the retail director at Monsoon and is excited that the store has now opened.

He said: “We are excited to throw open the doors to a new Monsoon boutique at Braintree Village.

“We aim to offer a premium retail experience which offers excellent value for money, and we can’t think of a better place to do this than at this elegant and welcoming retail destination.”