For those wanting to find a full set of the robes, boots, and gloves early in the game just follow these directions.
- After exiting the cave with Hadvar or Ralof follow the path until coming to a sign.
- At the sign turn left and follow that path until seeing a dirt path ahead going up a small hill.
- Go up this dirt path and find a Shrine of Talos with the dead bodies of worshipers and a Thalmor body with the robe, boots, and gloves.
- A pair is also dropped by Ancano after his defeat in the quest The Eye of Magnus.
- Two sets can be found on a shelf in the Thalmor Embassy during Diplomatic Immunity.
- Worn by Thalmor Wizards and Thalmor Justiciar mages.