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Flats don't typically generate the same wide-eyed, giddy response as a killer pair of heels. But, as any seasoned S.F.-er will tell you, they are crucial for conquering the city's biggest geographical hurdle: hills. The good news: Arming yourself with a stylish arsenal of easy-to-trek-in shoes isn't just smart for your feet — it can also be a lot of fun for your closet.
We've rounded up 30 spring flats that will raise your heart rate and are just as head-snapping as any pair of statement heels around. From metallic Mary Janes by ASOS to a sleek loafer by Everlane, there's nothing boring about these low-heeled numbers. In other words, those hills don't stand a chance.