Kristin Marie Bachmann is the founder of Page493. She is an alumnus of Parsons The New School for Design, where she earned her degree in Fashion Design with a focus on tailoring. She has worked at Calvin Klein and several professional womenswear brands.

Prior to attending Parsons, Kristin was an M&A attorney at Kirkland & Ellis and a consultant at Ernst & Young and Deloitte. She earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she served as an editor of Stanford Law Review, in 2013, and her B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics, Political Science, and Policy Studies from Rice University in 2003.

Kristin is a native of West Texas. She and her husband, Renè Javier Aninao, reside in downtown Manhattan.