More than 16,000 people logged on during the month-long contest and entered to win a dress valued up to $12,000 and two round trip tickets to New York City for the winner and a guest. The winner of the grand prize was selected in a random drawing.
The lucky winner, Chrstina Ramirez, is from Denton, Texas, in the panhandle portion of the state. She is a Montessori school teacher and she is getting married on Aug. 24, 2002.
She came to New York City Friday morning and headed to one of the best known bridal gown shops - Kleinfeld's Bridal in Brooklyn. She chose the wedding dress of her dreams and accessories with the help of theknot.com's founder Carley Roney.
Christina also won a suite of Mr. Coffee products including one brewer with thermal carafe, one grinder, one iced tea maker, one espresso/cappuccino maker, and one Cocomotion.