Silver Spoon Formals

Silver Spoon Formals is Southeastern Kentucky’s Premiere Formalwear Destination! Specializing in Prom, Tuxedos, Formals, Pageant, Bridal, Jewelry, Accessories, and much more, Silver Spoon Formals is Southeastern Kentucky’s Longest, Continuously-Operated Formalwear Retailer! For 25 years, we’ve been helping customers look their best for the biggest and most important days of their lives! We seek to lead and not follow, so we’re always seeking unique and innovative pieces to bring to our customers. You’ll find lines and pieces that you won’t find anywhere else, and we register each gown for our customers! With a full-range of sizes, including beautiful gowns for our plus-size customers, we can help you find the perfect piece for your perfect day!

Our expertise isn’t limited to our gown customers either! We’ve been doing tuxedos longer than anyone else in the area! We want our suit and tux customers to look and feel as amazing as our gown customers, so we offer expert advise, expert fitting, and expert alterations to make everyone look great! At The Tux Bar located inside Silver Spoon Formals, we help you with tuxedo etiquette, show you what’s trending in fit and style, assist you with putting all the pieces together for a cohesive look, and we will NEVER send you out the door before we check your look to make sure it’s perfect! That’s why we’ve been known for over 20 years as “The Tuxedo Experts!” We offer rentals and sales of both suits and tuxedos, and out-of-town events are never a problem for us! Come put our expertise to work for you today!

Silver Spoon Formals is also pleased to launch our newest offering! The White Collection is a beautifully-curated collection of gowns from around the world. Featured in whites, ivories, and blush pinks, this collection offers perfect pieces for destination, outdoor, and informal weddings, pageants, debutante, homecomings, receptions, awards, honeymoons, engagement events, photos for mothers-to-be, prom, and much more! Many pieces feature gorgeous details such as intricate lace, appliques, beading, and more! Come see The White Collection today!

At Silver Spoon Formals, we cater to you and specialize in amazing customer service! We’ve been doing it longer than anyone! Come see the formalwear specialists today!

Jon M. Oliver

Jon M. Oliver is a native of London, Kentucky.  Having served for many years as a Music Specialist for Laurel County Schools and on the music faculty at Union College, he is a local, regional, and state-award winning educator and is a graduate of Sue Bennett College, Union College, and Eastern Kentucky University with additional graduate hours through University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Institute for International Studies.  Among his many degrees in music, education, and business, Jon holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance, much of it completed while living and performing in Europe.  Jon remains active as a conductor, director, producer, chorister, soloist, and instrumentalist, and serves on the Board of the London Community Orchestra.  For many years Jon served as a production and choreography assistant with America Sings! for the group’s annual performance during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade televised live on NBC. 

In addition to his full-time teaching and conducting duties and his past collegiate work, for the past 25 years, Jon has served as the President and Owner of Silver Spoon Partners II, Inc., which operates two specialty boutiques located in downtown London – Silver Spoon Formals and Dogwood Market.  He is also involved in his community through his church and other civic organizations.  For more than a dozen years, Jon served as the State Executive Director and Executive Producer for Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen.  He has been involved in practically every aspect of pageantry for more than thirty years, both behind the scenes and in front of the curtain.  He is a Miss America certified judge and has judged at the local and state level in numerous states.  He has been dressing ladies and gentlemen for their special events for decades.  Come put Jon’s experience and expertise to work for you!

“Thank you, Silver Spoon Formals! Her dress was perfect for her!! Thank you, Jon, for going above and beyond for her!”


“The dress made her prom complete. She loved it! And his tux looked perfect with her dress. You helped make their night memorable!”