UPDATED DECEMBER 16TH 2016: Added the subscriber cover. (source)
The cover is shot by Jem Mitchell. This is Elle UK EIC Lorraine Candy‘s final issue. (source)
Click here to view 2016 cover featuring Lupita Nyong’o, here to view 2015 cover featuring Kim Kardashian, here to view 2014 covers featuring Suki Waterhouse, here to view 2013 covers featuring Kylie Minogue, here to view 2012 covers featuring Lady Gaga, here for 2011 cover with Carey Mulligan, and here for 2010 cover with Helena Christensen.