Hugo Xy by Hugo Boss Cologne. Hugo Xy is an aromatic woody fragrance designed for the active modern man who knows what he wants out of life. Introduced by Hugo Boss in 2007, this scent starts with top notes of pear leaf, bergamot and cedar, which blends into middle notes of mint and basil. Base notes include rich musk and patchouli. Wear this light and fresh elixir as a perfect accompaniment to a day outdoors or for early evening cocktails with friends.