Imperial bodyguard The Quilted leather (or whatever? Costume wise it would be a good way of covering the body without having to make a massive amount of armor, yet it looks protective. Maybe too practical for 'Fantasy Grunge'?
This Mage seems to be very smart and dedicated to his role in his life because of his outfit. You can't see what he can do right now, but when he starts casting spells through his staff, you would be surprised.