The Resource Centres (RCs) showcase regional costumes of India and other countries as well as designer clothing. All the Resource Centres have representative collections of costumes of all the states of India. The repertoire includes the traditional and contemporary, stitched and unstitched, embroidered and plain clothing of all strata of the society.
Selective creations of the students of NIFT are documented and inventoried in all RCs. Collections of NIFT alumni, now designers of international repute such as, Gitanjali Kashayp, J.J. Valaya , Rohit Bal , Suneet Verma, Manish Arora, Namrata Joshipura, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and many others can be viewed in the respective Resource Centres. Creations of leading Indian designers such as Ritu Kumar, Hemant Trevedi and several others are also showcased at NIFT Delhi.
The Online design collections can be viewed in Resource centres in NIFT campuses.
International collections in NIFT Delhi RC include costumes of various countries sourced by the faculty . Samples from eminent international fashion houses such as YSL, Chanel, Armani, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana and many others are also used as teaching aid.
The Textiles collections in the Resource Centres have fully documented and methodically arranged collections of fabric swatches and pieces used for teaching purpose. Swatches are categorized according to fabrics or regions for display. Fabric samples received from various trend services and export houses are also displayed for academic reference.
All the Resource Centres have collections of fashion accessories including jewellery, footwear, head wear and other items of adornment. RCs also have Findings Collection containing all the materials required to complete a garment.