Hugo Boss has been an iconic fashion brand for men ever since its launch in 1924. That's just shy of 100 years ago. Since then, they have become renowned for stylish clothing pieces that suit the modern man.
They are also unsurprisingly popular here in Australia, where the front-man for many of their campaigns is none other than the homegrown hero, Chris Hemsworth.
But their fragrance range is to be just as respected as their clothing range, and in this article, we're going to round up the 5 essential Hugo Boss fragrances every man should have in his collection.
What makes Hugo Boss such a popular fragrance brand for men is the value they provide. You don't have to spend upwards of $200 to get yourself an incredibly long-lasting, great-smelling, and compliment-getting cologne.
If you just want the quick version, here are our picks for the 5 best Hugo Boss fragrances for men:
- Hugo Boss The Scent EDT
- Hugo Boss Man EDT
- Hugo Boss Bottled Intense EDP
- Hugo Boss Bottled Infinite EDP
- Hugo Boss Energise EDT
If you want more info on each, including what they smell like, when best to wear them, and how much each of them costs, keep reading.
1. Hugo Boss The Scent EDT
The first fragrance on our list The Scent EDT, which is perfect for the modern man. It was launched in 2015, and features classic aromatic and spicy accords.
The overall smell is a mix of fresh and woody scents that come together to create a unique, sophisticated smell.
The sharp, charismatic scent of leather blends with Cedarwood and a hint of dampness for a robust elemental base that lasts all day.
The top notes are of ginger and lavender, while the heart notes include Maninka fruit and Leather accord.
The base notes are of Tobacco leaves and Ambery Woods accord.
Hugo Boss The Scent is best worn during the day, as it's a very versatile scent that can be easily transitioned from the office to after-work drinks. You can also expect this fragrance to last anywhere from 6 to 7 hours once applied.
It's also an affordable option, retailing for just over A$100 for a 100ml bottle.
If you're looking for a sophisticated, unique fragrance that won't break the bank, Hugo Boss The Scent is the perfect cologne for you.
2. Hugo Boss Man EDT
If you aren't a fan of spicy, aromatic fragrances, and instead prefer something a bit more crisp, and citrus-y, then look no further than Hugo Boss Man EDT - the bestselling Hugo Boss fragrance for men since it's release in 1995.
This fragrance is perfect for summer, as it's a very fresh and clean-smelling cologne. It features top notes of Bergamot and Lemongrass, heart notes of Coriander leaves, and base notes of Vetiver root and Musk.
The result is a timeless fragrance with a fruity opening that immediately refreshes the senses. The zesty heart note invigorates while the dry down of vetiver root provides a masculine finish that lingers on the skin.
Hugo Boss Man EDT is best worn during the day in spring and summer, as it's such a refreshing scent. You can expect this cologne to last around four hours once applied to the skin - making it a great choice for business lunches, or other daytime occasions.
3. Hugo Boss Bottled Intense EDP
Hugo Boss Bottled Intense is the first Eau de Parfum on our list, and features elegant, woody accords. This classic fragrance reflects a complex structure that is as versatile and rich in contrasts as the man who wears it.
It starts off with a very fresh and citrusy smell, thanks to top notes of mandarin orange, bergamot, and cinnamon.
The heart notes include Cloves, Red Apple, and Pelargonium - which give the fragrance a bit of sweetness.
And the base notes are sandalwood, vetiver, olibanum, and vanilla.
This unique combination of scents results in a mature fragrance that is perfect for evening wear. It's best suited for autumn and winter as it's quite a warm scent. You can expect this cologne to last around eight hours once applied to the skin, proving its very good longevity.
If you're looking for a luxurious Hugo Boss fragrance, that lasts a little longer than the Eau de Toilettes, then look no further than Boss Bottled Intense EDP.
4. Hugo Boss Bottled Infinite EDP
Next up on our round-up is another member of the now iconic 'Bottled' collection by Hugo Boss - the Boss Bottled Infinite EDP.
Hugo Boss Bottled Infinite EDP is an energizing and sensual perfume that combines the freshness of citrus and the intensity of aromatic, woody notes.
The top notes are grapefruit, cardamom, and pink pepper.
The heart notes include Sichuan pepper, frankincense, and myrrh.
And the base notes are of vetiver, white musk, and ambroxan.
This fragrance is perfect for those who prefer a more intense cologne - as it's quite a strong scent.
It's best worn during the colder months, as it's quite a warm fragrance. You can expect this cologne to last around eight hours once applied to the skin - making it great for evening wear.
5. Hugo Boss Energise EDT
Hugo Energise EDT by Hugo Boss is one of the latest, most vibrant male fragrances from the Hugo range. It is where attitude meets energy.
This fragrance is perfect for a man who wants to make a statement. It's an intense and powerful cologne, with top notes of mint, pink pepper, pineapple leaf, and lemon.
The heart notes include Sichuan pepper, basil, and geranium.
And the base notes are of vetiver, patchouli, white musk, and amber crystals.
This unique combination of scents results in a very strong fragrance that is perfect for evening wear or special occasions. You can expect this cologne to last around eight hours once applied to the skin - making it great for long nights out.
The best part? This cologne can be purchased for less than A$60.
So, there you have it - the five best Hugo Boss colognes for men. Whether you're looking for a fresh and fruity fragrance for daytime wear, or a more intense and powerful cologne for evening wear - there's sure to be a scent on this list that's perfect for you.
And, with prices starting at less than A$60 - these colognes are very affordable too.
You can discover our range of Hugo Boss fragrances for both men & women right here.