Hugo Boss AG, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house headquartered in Metzingen, Baden-Württemberg. The company produces clothing, accessories, footwear and fragrances. Hugo Boss is one of the biggest German clothing companies, with global sales of €2.9 billion in 2019. Its stock is a component of the. The company was founded in 1924 by Hugo Boss and originally produced general purpose clothing. Hugo Boss has licensing agreements with various companies to produce Hugo Boss branded products. These include agreements with Samsung, HTC and Huawei to produce mobile phones; Nike, Inc. to produce sports equipment; C.W.F. Children Worldwide Fashion SAS to produce children's clothing; City to produce fragrances and skincare; Movado to produce watches; and Safilo to produce sunglasses and eyewear. In 2020, Hugo Boss created its first vegan men's suit, using all non-animal materials, dyes and chemicals.