Boss Bottled (1998)Eau de Toilette

Boss Bottled (Eau de Toilette) by Hugo Boss
Bottle Design Original: Peter Schmidt, Redesign: Lutz Herrmann
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Boss Bottled (Eau de Toilette) is a perfume by Hugo Boss for men and was released in 1998. The scent is fruity-fresh. It is being marketed by Coty.

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Perfumer

Annick Ménardo

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesApple, Bergamot, Plum, Lemon, Citrus fruits
Heart Notes Heart NotesClove, Mahogany, Cinnamon, Geranium
Base Notes Base NotesOlive tree, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Vetiver, Cedar

Ratings

Scent

7.3 (1155 Ratings)

Longevity

6.8 (820 Ratings)

Sillage

6.4 (779 Ratings)

Bottle

6.6 (799 Ratings)
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 05.07.2020.

Interesting Facts

The fragrance was produced until 2016 by Procter & Gamble
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Chizza
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A tribute to my youth perfume
To describe Boss Bottled, many people have already done so. For this reason I would like to revise the commentary and give the feeling of portraying a homage:

At some point, everyone enters the world of fragrances and pretty much everyone will end up as a teenager or young person, on the one hand, at drugstore fragrances, on the other hand, for example, at Kaufhof on the ground floor and test themselves. There they stand, the familiar flacons that everyone has already held in their hands. Every now and then something new from designers, but a lot of old and tried and tested. If you are a man, one of the bottles will be Boss Bottled, which everyone has tested at some point.
I remember: It smelled much better than the majority of the drugstore world and the 100 bottle was usually very cheap. Many friends had it as a teenager, including me. For a long time until my mid-20s. I still remember how a friend used to go all noble when he put the fragrance on in the evening. He owned the world It's still a pleasant scent, but at some point you get a full-bodied smell of this sweet, lightly fermented apple, sweet citrus and this youthfully vibrant cedar. Bottled always reminds me of apple juice. At some point you have drunk just enough and grow out of this linear sweetness.

This year many people turn up their noses when they catch a bottle carrier. I once had a colleague at work who had the 200ml bottle on the table and whenever it came time for interviews, he would put on some good perfume and then strut around like the king. Older colleagues shook their heads but you have to remember, what was you like with 20-23? Many wore sweeter scents than in later times. I myself had it, had Rochas etc pp. Completely different prey scheme. As so often in life, it is also here that one is so far away from one's origins and has no feeling for those who are at this stage so I'd like to take up the cudgels for this time-honored scent. As a reminder, I still have it in my closet, untouched for years.
Until one day my five-year-old son discovered it and chose it as his fragrance. It would be a nice ending. Unfortunately, since the latest Journey Man he lays with Luna Rossa Black, however he came up with it. Well, that he grows out of Bottled so fast, I had not expected that
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J1ndujun
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First star in the sky
If I give a comment to my newcomers, then I have to give it to my entry-level fragrance as well. Hugo Boss Bottled was my got-to fragrance for years and the reason for me to go further and deeper into the field of fragrances. Funnily enough, in my younger years before my 20s, I was absolutely not a perfume wearer. In the family it was not a big issue and I didn't pay attention to the world behind it. In retrospect a small tragedy but probably better for my wallet at that time :)

Hugo Boss Bottled is a timeless classic for me. The apple and citrus fruits are unmistakable on your face at the opening, simply an incomparable freshness combined with a wonderful sweetness. My bottle is now almost empty and I still love this fragrance and that after years! I have currently switched to the Intense version, because I just don't want to miss the fragrance, but the Bottled version is not durable enough. After a few hours, the scent is gone and you can only smell it near your skin. I think that is a pity, because the scent deserves to be smelled longer. Especially the cinnamon note, as well as the wafer-thinly perceptible clove, which merges into a wonderful vanilla note paired with sandalwood, make me want to spray my clothes with one or two blasts of water in everyday life. The fragrance will never get old for me, simply wonderfully balanced and not too intrusive, a wonderful mixture for beginners and in my opinion also wearable all year round! :)
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ParfumJohnny
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Pioneers into the depths of the fragrance world...
...is the appropriate title for my commentary. If you still know my comments from about 6 years ago, you know that my first contact with the world of fragrances was through the fragrance Bruno Banani Man. However, my personal pioneer in the mid- to high-priced fragrances in the designer area was Boss Bottled EDT. Therefore I have chosen this one, to use it as a pathfinder back to our beautiful parfumo forum.
I have to admit that the entry into the forum at that time as a student has moved me to spend my little money usable for my hobby without exception constantly on new fragrances. Since it almost led to the fact that I had to attend weekly meetings of the anonymous "parfumoholics" to get my compulsive collecting under control, I decided to keep some distance to parfumo. Over the years I have almost completely lost contact with my passion for fragrance. But when I found out about a year ago that a good friend of mine likes to collect scents even for his life, the fire was started again - only this time in a controlled way (hopefully :D).

To the EDT of Boss Bottled I can only say the following words:
Even if many people today label it as 08/15, it was by no means so when it first appeared. Boss Bottled has set a trend with its spicy-woody apple-cinnamon scent and still has, in my opinion, a very high recognition value.
As soon as a fragrance becomes known and successful, its DNA is at least partially used in other fragrances, both by the own company to continue on the wave of success with further flankers and by other companies that would like to profit from the success of a fragrance DNA. In the same way, Chanel, for example, with its fragrance Bleu de Chanel (EDT), has started a wave for the still current, countless "blue" fragrances, which admittedly now also annoy me to some extent.
In all this time, however, I have not yet gotten tired of the smell of Boss Bottled and hopefully never will. At the moment, however, I prefer the EDP version of Boss Bottled Intense, because the EDT has unfortunately lost some of its power and durability in the current formulation. For me personally, the Boss Bottled DNA is an extremely beautiful one - even if it's not quite enough for 10 points. However, if one could also evaluate the points influence and popularity of a fragrance, it would get an even 10!

Finally, I hope that this comment will ensure my lasting comeback in our community and wish you all a nice weekend!
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Schmutzfuss
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A smell like an old friend!
A classic that says something for everyone and is practically part of the family. Already 1000 times with other fellow men smelled and also already umpteen times carried and nevertheless one does not become bored of him.
It's like longstanding friendships. In the past, people used to spend a lot more time together, but over the years the contact becomes more relaxed and less intense. But when you meet again after a longer break, it's back: the good old feeling of togetherness and familiarity, and it's really the same with this fragrance: I still like to smell it, but it's enough for me to sniff it once or twice a year and I'm happy and satisfied that it exists. The fruity (apple) - spicy/woody scent is timeless, unmistakable and simply classic. Long live friendship!
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The all-rounder
Boss Bottled, a fragrance that has been on my perfume shelf since my childhood (or maybe we call it teenage years).
Boss Bottled is also very well known to almost all other men and women.
It may also be due a little to the company's very good marketing, but in my opinion it's mainly because this fragrance is so incredibly versatile. A real all-rounder. It looks elegant on the date, but is just as convincing in the office, when shopping or even in the disco. In a suit or in jeans and t-shirt.
This fragrance goes everywhere and always.
Especially for beginners into the wonderful world of perfumes, who are not yet able to judge when and where which fragrance is perhaps a little too much of a good one, Bottled is a must have for those who can never do anything wrong with it. Not over- or underdressed, he's just always right where you are.

As a young man from 15-20 he was actually always on my shelf and was almost always worn. Fortunately I can afford more than 1-2 fragrances now, I'm more of a guy who likes it when a perfume is just as loud as myself and I don't have a problem with it when some people don't like my fragrances and they get off on them.
But there is still a bottle of Bottled among the different scents on my shelf, and yes I like to wear it every now and then, not as often as before, but whenever I spray it on I like it.

So if you just want to have a really good perfume (which I've never heard about from anyone who doesn't like this perfume, etc.), you'll find it here. Which happens especially with some niche fragrances with different tastes quite), perhaps also for different occasions not the largest selection has or would like or also all others their expensive fragrances do not want to spray in the everyday life, for all these it is a quasi obligatory purchase. But it doesn't hurt anyone else to have this scent on the shelf
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BLurreD
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The old young Man
I was given the fragrance at the tender age of 18. With deodorant stick! That was 14 years ago. And I still have the scent. Now there are still about 20ml in the bottle (100ML).

The scent blew everyone away at the time it came out. You could smell him everywhere. So strong that the smell is really in everyone's nose, from man to woman. Everyone knows immediately with the smell aroma of apple and cinnamon and the good vanilla that it can be only a smell. Boss Bottled.
Ask people on the street which is the most popular men's fragrance. I'm sure 90% will say Boss Bottled.
From young to old - the fragrance has never disappeared from the picture. Why? Although mainstream is often very ephemeral and dynamic.

It's just the uniqueness. The original. The origin. The source.

It's not the best fragrance - but it's well made and simply stunning in its durability and sillage (Batch 2004-2005).

I rarely use it, which is why I still have it. Cool and dark in the pack, the scent has hardly changed in my nose. But the nose gets older and wants to smell something young from time to time, or have the thought of youth.

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My First Perfume
I bought this perfume myself for my 14th birthday and have not regretted it. My friends wanted to know what fragrance I was wearing because I always got compliments from the girls in my class. Understandably, I didn't tell them
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Fenice
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For the man of yore - today
Yes... the good old boss Bottled, loved by many, hated by many, for many a class perfume, for many an absolute garbage.

For the first time I had noticed Boss Bottled probably as a child/youngster at my uncle, but without knowing it, because at that time perfume didn't affect me at all. The years passed, you get older and more mature and suddenly you smell something and think: 'OMG, what smells so great here?' but the solution to the riddle remains hidden. One day you develop an interest in perfumes and with a 95% probability you get Boss Bottled under your nose... as I did a few years ago. I remember ordering a perfume and getting a sample from Boss Bottled. You've read a lot about it, you've heard a lot about it, often you've seen it on posters or in advertisements but somehow you haven't smelled it yourself yet. So the sample unpacked, a little on the hand made, waited and sniffed uuuuuuuunnnnd.... Surprise! A really great, warm scent, which is/occurs to an unknown person but somehow known, and then it occurred to me: MY ONKEL!

Something as good as Boss Bottled I had never smelled before and bought me a 100ml bottle of it directly and do not regret it until today!

Actually I could save myself a description of the fragrance, because almost the whole world knows the fragrance, but what the hell? here we go!

The fragrance begins really nice fruity-warm and you smell the beautiful apple, plum, a little citrus and vanilla! Later a little cinnamon and a nice woodiness are added, but the fragrance remains nice and fruity-warm. After a few hours, the fragrance finishes with a woody vanilla and still warm
For me Bottled simply smells so beautifully fruity, warm, vanilla, cuddly.

I know: Almost everyone felt it but I haven't noticed it anywhere but on my uncle or I've just never noticed it before.

You can love or hate the fragrance, but the fact is that it is one of the most successful, popular and best-selling fragrances in the world!

And excuse for the short description, but almost everyone knows the scent that has been described a thousand or a million times (here, on other websites/forums/portals/blog's, YouTube etc.), so I didn't consider it necessary to go into each scent in detail.

No, I'm not ashamed to own Boss Bottled! No, I'm not ashamed to like Boss Bottled either!
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HugoMontez

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My first love
As we know, the first love is never forgotten. I remember the first time I smelled this one and being blown away. At the time, I only had 90's Springfield, Pull And Bear and Don Algodón. This one seemed very complex and sexy. And, in fact, it is. I felt in love and used 3 bottles of it.

Starts out with a green apple note mixed with cinnamon and after 10min or so, I detect geranium too, giving a floral freshness to the fragrance. 1h later, the vanilla and the woods appear and you will have this sexy apple-vanilla scent until the end of the fragrance life. I get great longevity (12+ hours) and moderate projection in the first 2h and soft projection after 2h till the 6-7h mark.

One of the most versatile, sexy and unique fragrances out there. It's pretty much a classic, nowadays. The performance of the newer bottled aren't that great so I recommend the Intense version. Nonetheless, it's a great fragrance and one of my favorites of all time. 4/5
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Superpens

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weak performance
The current EDT is very watered down, I suspect that like many others. The legacy EDT strength is now marketed as the "intense" and they have watered down the original EDT to drive people who like it to a second purchase of the more expensive flanker.
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Ahmetk96Ahmetk96 33 days ago
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This a very nice scent. I enjoy it. To bad that the performances are not that good.
KingPinKingPin 16 months ago
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6
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Big Brand Boring Blandness. Banal But Bearable.
Carlitos01Carlitos01 2 years ago
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Fruity, fresh, moderatly sweet, spicy and woody! You will never be let down by this trustworthy buddy and in any type of situation.
FelliniFellini 3 years ago
I tested this fragrance in cold autumn. Sweet and warm scent, but geranium bothers me.

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