Hugo Boss bottled

Hugo Boss bottled

Welcome to Perfume and Aftershave reviews. On this page we will talk about Hugo Boss bottled aftershave and we will give you our honest opinion on how it worked and was it worth the money you are about to invest. At this website we have researched and tested different products from different manufacturers in bringing you interesting facts about the product. Hugo Boss bottled aftershave is part of a huge collection of perfumes from the Hugo Boss fragrance Labs which i’m sure will wet your appetite for more.

We have split this article into different categories beginning with the;

  • History
  • Perfumer
  • Notes
  • Description of Notes
  • What was our Findings
  • Public Reviews
  • Reasons to consider when purchasing your product
  • Description of different types of Perfumes
  • Where to store your fragrance
  • Media Section
  • Conclusion

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Hugo Boss


Hugo Ferdinand Boss was born on the 8th July 1885 in Metzingen, Germany  and died in his home town on the 9th August 1948 of a tooth abscess. In 1908 he first took over his families lingerie business till 1914, when he signed up for military service.

After serving his military service in world war 1, he opened his own clothing company in Metzingen in 1923 and then started his own factory with 2 partners in 1924. After going bankrupt in 1931 he made an arrangement with the creditors that they would leave him with 6 sewing machines.

1931 onwards

Hugo Boss became the designer and he produced the uniforms for the Nazi movement, the black uniforms for the SS and the brown uniform for the Hitler youth movement. After the second World War, Hugo lost control of his company, by the judicial system in 1946.

He was stripped of his voting rights, banned from running a business  and fined £54,000 as he was classed as an activist in the Hitler movement by the Judge. But the decision by the Judge was rescinded on appeal and he was classed as a follower of the Nazi party. This is when his son-in-law Eugen Holy took control of the business.

The current owners of the company are the following;

  • 83% is owned by the public, through shares
  • Marzotto family own 15%
  • 2% is retained within the company.


Annick Menardo

Picture of Annick Menardo

After graduating from the ISIPCA academy, Annick joined Firmenich in 1991 and has a background education in biochemistry and medicine.

Annick menardo was mentored by Michel Almairac while working together at Créations Aromatiques. Now a master perfumer she has contributed over her time in the industry to all the top brands of perfumes on the market.


Top Notes – Plum, Lemon, Apple, Bergomot and Citrus Fruits

Middle Notes – Cinnamon, Mahogany, Geranium, Clove

Base Notes – Vanilla, Cedar, Olive, Sandalwood, Vetiver.

Fragrance Wheel

Description of Notes

  • Top notes: Also called the head notes. The scents that are perceived immediately on application of a perfume. Top notes consist of small, light molecules that evaporate quickly. They form a person’s initial impression of a perfume and thus are very important in the selling of a perfume. Examples of top notes include mint, lavender and coriander.
  • Middle notes: Also referred to as heart notes. The scent of a perfume that emerges just prior to the dissipation of the top note. The middle note compounds form the “heart” or main body of a perfume and act to mask the often unpleasant initial impression of base notes, which become more pleasant with time. Examples of middle notes include seawater, sandalwood and jasmine.
  • Base notes: The scent of a perfume that appears close to the departure of the middle notes. The base and middle notes together are the main theme of a perfume. Base notes bring depth and solidity to a perfume. Compounds of this class of scents are typically rich and “deep” and are usually not perceived until 30 minutes after application. Examples of base notes include tobacco, amber and musk.

Public Reviews

This is a classic one of my all time favourites. I brought it for my husband as he’d ran out. It’s long lasting has a gorgeous smell can’t get enough.

The aftershave is just gorgeous. and lasts along time.

Romance is in the air!

Women love this smell and always say you smell gorgeous at work and mostly say they want to go out on a date with ya most of all kiss you also want to give you a hug this is without a doubt 10/10 my dad has even fall in love with it.

My partner has been using it for years, it really suits him.
I bought it for him as a Xmas present, good value for the 100 ml volume.

I’ve bought this perfume for my husband as both of us love it.

What was our Findings

As the name suggests, its the boss of aftershave’s. The fresh smell of the fruity top notes make you smell fresh and fruity also the fragrance is appealing for all ages.

The top notes of apples and citrus fruit come through straight away but also you can smell the woody base just behind to give it a warm woody scent.

After a short period of time the middle notes come to sing their tune, florals of geranium come through with the smell of cinnamon. The base notes are still singing in the back ground, don’t you worry, the vanilla is still plugging away in the fragrance as are sandalwood and cedar.

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Reasons to consider when purchasing your aftershave

The reason why some aftershaves are expensive really depends on what ingredients it contains which is why fake aftershaves are cheaper.

Because of this, the products are not natural but man made, to actually copy the scent, which is really a false saving because you will over time use twice the amount of the fake product for it to smell for the same time period as the original.

There are lots of reasons to consider when purchasing your aftershave as the following will explain;

Description of Types of Aftershave

  • Perfume or Extrait  in English is known as perfume extract, pure perfume, or simply perfume: 15–40% aromatic compounds. 
  • Esprit of Parfum (ESDP) –  15–30% aromatic compounds, a seldom used strength concentration in between EDP and perfume.
  • Eau de parfum (EdP) or parfum de toilette (PdT) –  10–20% aromatic compounds (typically ~15%). Sometimes called “eau de parfum” or “millésime”; parfum de toilette is a less common term, most popular in the 1980s. That is generally analogous to eau de parfum.
  • Eau de toilette (EDT) –  5–15% aromatic compounds (typically ~10%); This is the staple for most masculine perfumes.
  • Eau de Cologne ( EDC ) –  Often simply called cologne: 3–8% aromatic compounds (typically ~5%).
  • Eau fraiche Products sold as “splashes”, “mists”, “veils” and other imprecise terms. Generally these products contain 3% or less aromatic compounds and are diluted with water rather than oil or alcohol.


Once you have purchased your product, where do you store it?.

Well most people will put their aftershave in the bathroom or on their bedside cabinet by the window, but this couldn’t be worse for your aftershave.

Aftershaves hate direct sunshine and damp places like a typical bathroom, so my advise would be to store it in a dark corner of your bedroom and it will last as long as to the manufacturer specifications.

Media Section

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Hugo Boss Bottled is a great fragrance for us men, we loved it and we continue to use it today.

Price wise this is an excellent fragrance which i’m sure you will love, the only issue we came across was that after 4 hours you might need to re-apply

No the fragrance hadn’t disappeared but it needed that little bit extra to last you till the evening.

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