I'd rather see a good gender bend then a bad crossplay, if that makes any sense.
BUT 90% of the time girls just use "gender bend" to slutty up the mens default outfit, and that really bothers me. It comes of as lazy and slutty and is somewhat pathetic.
If the character your gender bending isn't slutty, your outfit shouldn't be.
But I do like gender bend versions that are really creative while still being recognizable, or if they are official like this
, or this