Living in San Francisco is truly a treat, but can be worrisome for this city's fashion set. There are the earthquakes that shake things up, and let’s not forget what the infamous fog can do to the hair! One of the biggest issues of concern for this city's fashionistas, are the hills. With San Francisco being on the list of one of the hilliest cities in the world totaling 50+ hills, this city's high heel wearing crowd need to know how to get around in comfort. Anybody wearing heels over three inches knows that hills in heels don't mix. Here are a few solutions to keeping the pep in those high heeled steps and getting around these steep 'obstacles.'
For those who know this 7x7 city like the back of their well manicured hands, they can navigate around the hills on bike. There are routes, like 'the wiggle,' mapped out to get them from point A to B without engaging the glutes in an unexpected burn session up a hill.
Riding a bike not up your alley? Then raise that hand in the air and grab a cab, I'm sure the heels will help to flag one down. From cabs to black car service San Francisco has a myriad of car services to choose from. Got a smart phone? Beckon a ride with a simple app; check out the new Lyft app, this app let’s you instantly request a driver. These drivers will whirl up and down these hills with door-to-door service, with no scuffs on the heels to speak of!
Spent a little too much on those heels with no extra cash for a cab? Then time to get ‘On the bus Gus,’ public transportation it is. Getting around San Francisco and its rolling hills is easy and inexpensive, with fares starting at only $2.00. San Francisco’s public transportation covers the gamut, from buses to trains, and the oh-so-chic trolley cars. Go ahead sit back and read the latest Vogue, but make sure not to miss your stop.
Whether they are one inch kitten heels or six inch stilettos navigating in comfort around San Francisco’s hills is possible. One last tip in case you find yourself in a ‘pinch,’ Dr. Scholls makes a great insert for high heels.