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Everything you need to know about Hugo Boss

By Lauren Carbran
 

Love Hugo Boss fragrances? You’re not the only one. And since we’re obsessed with all things HB, here’s everything you need to know about the designer, fashion house and fragrances…

1885

Hugo Ferdinand Boss is born in Germany, the youngest of five children. When he is growing up, he does an apprenticeship as a merchant and works in a weaving mill.

1923

He founds Hugo Boss clothing company, which produces shirts, jackets, work clothing, raincoats and sportswear.

1948

Hugo Boss dies and his son-in-law, Eugen, takes over the business. The company starts making men’s suits.

1969

Eugen retires and leaves the company to his sons, Jochen and Uwe.

1977

Hugo Boss starts sponsoring Formula One drivers and the McLaren racing team.

11995

Hugo Boss Hugo Man for him launches. Inspired by a stroll in the woods, it smells of pine needles, sandalwood and green apple. Mmm!

1998

Oh, wow. Hugo Boss Boss Bottled for him comes onto the scene and smells of apple pie – seriously! The notes of apple, cinnamon and citrus fruits combine to create a warm, spicy smell…

2015

Hugo Boss Boss Bottled Intense is just what it says on the tin – a strong concentration of orange blossom, apple, cinnamon and vanilla. What could be better? Oh, did we mention Gerard Butler is the face of it? Yep, no comment needed…

This is followed by Hugo Boss The Scent for him, a seductive fragrance mixing ginger, lavender and black leather. It’s perfect for a date night – just pair with a smart shirt and black jeans and – voila – you’re good to go…

2016

Hugo Boss The Scent For Her is here! And it’s our new signature scent, thanks to its notes of cocoa, honeyed peach and freesia. We are obsessed.

2017

Hugo Boss menswear reinvents itself at AW17 NYFW, showcasing 80s and 90s suits, oversized trousers and fur bomber jackets.

Still to come: Zac Efron starts as the face of Hugo Boss Hugo Man and there are two very exciting launches on the way…

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