yes exactly... i did by the lasalle in July, and sent it back (to Nordstrom) because I didnt like that top leather being so forward, it made the lasalle look so unbalanced, and the DelRay looked (in pictures, so balanced) so I went with the Del Ray... as you can imagine my shock and confusino when I got the DelRay.
i got another pair and put it side by side... see the difference... now my only question right now is, has that top flap of upsidedown U shaped leather 'vamp?' always been as wide as these two look? I thought it was subtle and about 1/3" narrower throughout.
it's very odd, i just searched ebay and out of the del rays that are being sold, some look line mine, some look like what i want.
i had emailed AE about two days ago but haven't heard back. i will have to call them up, hopefully whomever i speak to can understand what im referring to.